According to the breaking news; A big explosion occurred near the Beirut Port in Lebanon.
According to the news of the Lebanese official agency 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 preliminary 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.
Videos show a powerful explosion and its aftermath in Beirut. Many roads have been blocked by debris, forcing wounded people to walk through the smoke to hospitals. https://t.co/MPn4Z6HZPM pic.twitter.com/cXOxlNj5IB
— The New York Times (@nytimes) August 4, 2020
THERE ARE WRONG
It was stated that a 3-storey building was destroyed due to the explosion in Beirut, and there were still people under the wreckage.
“AS HIROSHIMA AND NAGAZAKİ”
Mervan Abbud, the Governor of Beirut, who could not control his tears, compared the explosion in the port to Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Stunning video shows explosions just minutes ago at Beirut port pic.twitter.com/ZjltF0VcTr
— Borzou Daragahi 🖊🗒 (@borzou) August 4, 2020