Powerful explosion occurs near Beirut's port - VIDEO

Powerful explosion occurs near Beirut's port - VIDEO
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  • calendar-gray 04 August 2020

Lebanon's capital has reportedly been rocked by two explosions, with one of them taking place in the port and the other near former Prime Minister Saad Hariri 's residence in the city centre, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Numerous photos of the alleged explosion as well as white plumes of smoke rising above buildings have emerged on social media platforms.

The blast was so powerful that the windows of surrounding houses and shops were destroyed kilometres away from the epicentre, the report said.

Numerous photos of the alleged explosion as well as white plumes of smoke rising above buildings have emerged on social media platforms.

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