The shock at Tuesday’s blast has turned to public rage directed at the political class, already accused by many Lebanese of rampant corruption and incompetence.
Know her name. This is Sahar Fares. She was a Lebanese female firefighter. 25 years old. She was one of the first responders at #Beirut port. She died along with her colleagues trying to extinguish the fire. Her burial is today. RIP Sahar 💔
WATCH: This Lebanese wedding photographer captured a bride and groom getting married just as a massive explosion rocked #Beirut . The couple were unharmed in the blast and took refuge in a house before continuing their ceremony
This is the moment an explosion occurred in the Lebanese capital Beirut. The explosion appeared to be centred around the city's port area containing warehouses and rippled through several areas of the capital. Get the latest on this story here:
A hidden camera captured nursing home staff physically and verbally abusing an elderly Lebanese man.