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Beirut Blast Kills At Least 100, Injures Thousands

A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city's port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. At least 100 people were killed and 3,000 injured, with bodies buried in the rubble.

August 05, 2020

In this drone picture, the destroyed silo sits in rubble and debris after an explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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A drone picture shows smoke from the scene of an explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. A massive explosion rocked Beirut flattening much of the city's port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky.

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This photo shows a general view of the scene of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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A silo sits in rubble and debris at the scene of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital.

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In this drone picture, the destroyed silo sits in rubble and debris after an explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

AP Photo/Hussein Malla

Aftermath of a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon. Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital.

AP Photo/Hassan Ammar

Aftermath of a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon. Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris.

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Port workers run to the scene of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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A man evacuates an injured person after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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People evacuate wounded after of a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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A cloud from a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris.

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Injured people are evacuated after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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An injured man walks at the explosion scene that hit the seaport, in Beirut Lebanon. Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris.

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Fire burns after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Ambulances drive past the site of a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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A damaged hospital is seen after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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