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Explosion registered in the Lebanese port

August 4, 2020

A violent explosion shook the port area of ​​the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday without the cause or the possibility of death being confirmed at the moment.

Videos posted on social networks show an explosion and a large column of smoke in the area before a second, more powerful explosion.

Sources cited by the Lebanese state news agency NNA have said the incident took place in a port silo that houses a fireworks factory, although there is no official version of the event.

Explosion registered in the Lebanese portExplosion registered in the Lebanese port

The Lebanese authorities have not yet decided what happened, and it is not known whether it was an accident or an attack.

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