An absolutely horrifying video has captured the moment a massive explosion ripped through Lebanon’s capital, Beirut.
The cause of the blast remains unknown as at the time of filing this report.
The powerful blast on Tuesday shook several parts of Beirut, sending huge plumes of smoke into the sky.
Initial reports suggested the explosion took place in the capital’s port area containing warehouses. Ambulances were seen heading towards the scene in central Beirut.
Video posted online showed a large mushroom cloud and destroyed buildings.
Lebanon’s health minister, Hamad Hasan, has spoken of many injuries and extensive damage.
Watch the extremely horrifying video of the moment the explosion ripped the city below;
Massive explosion rocks Beirutpic.twitter.com/h6EeCMWpsS
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