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Stunning video shows explosions just minutes ago at Beirut port
Dramatic video shows a massive explosion near Beirut's port that caused destruction to homes miles away. Dozens have been killed and thousands are believed to be injured, officials say.
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:
BREAKING: Large explosion rocks Beirut as smoke rises from Lebanon's port area.
My God. Lebanon economy collapsing and now this massive explosion. Beirut port (and a lot more, from the looks of it) utterly destroyed. Can’t imagine the human toll we are going to see.
BREAKING: A large explosion struck Beirut, Lebanon, shattering windows. The cause is unknown but security forces say it happened in a port warehouse area. Several people are reported wounded, casualties are unknown.