A big explosion took place near the house of former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon.
A big explosion occurred near the Beirut Port in Lebanon.
According to the report of the official agency of Lebanon, NNA, a fire broke out in the 12th warehouse with explosives in Beirut Port.
A strong explosion occurred due to fire. The sound of the explosion was also heard from the suburbs of the capital.
Firefighters arrived at the scene in a short time to respond to the fire.
According to the first determinations, many people were injured in the explosion that took place near the house of the former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri.
It was stated that while Hariri’s house and surrounding buildings were causing great damage, the former prime minister was in good health and was following the incident.
The explosion caused great damage to the government building and the Mohammed al-Emin Mosque.
Reportedly there are people under the wreckage
It was stated that a 3-storey building collapsed due to the explosion and there were still people under the wreckage.