Here’s what you need to know:
- At least 25 people were killed and 2,500 injured according to the health minister
- ‘Explosive materials’ were stored at the blast site,
- A fire could have started the disaster at a warehouse
- A smaller explosion was followed by the bigger one
A massive explosion occurred at Lebanon’s capital Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. The health minister said more than 25 people were killed and over 2,500 injured. Sparking fires, blew out doors and windows & destroyed so many important buildings like hospitals.
The cause of the blast was not immediately known.
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