Two huge explosions rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, wounding dozens of people, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes of smoke billowing into the sky.
According to reports,it is not yet clear what caused the explosion in the city’s port region.Video posted online showed a large mushroom cloud and destroyed buildings.
Media carried images of people trapped under rubble, some bloodied, after the massive explosions while hospitals are said to be overwhelmed by casualties.
Lebanon’s internal security chief said the blast happened in an area housing highly explosive materials.
Lebanese media carried images of people trapped under rubble, some bloodied, after the massive explosions, the cause of which was not immediately known.