Beirut Blast Kills At Least 50, Injures Thousands

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A massive explosion shook Beirut on Tuesday, killing dozens of people and leaving thousands of others injured amid the widespread damage spread across Lebanon’s capital.

At least 10 people have died as a result of the explosion, Lebanese security officials told Fox News. The cause of the explosion remains unclear. The Lebanese Red Cross tweeted that more than 30 teams were responding to the scene of the blast via ambulances.

The afternoon blast shook several parts of the capital and thick smoke billowed from the city center. Residents reported windows being blown out and balconies and ceilings collapsing. The explosion appeared to be centered around Beirut’s port and caused wide-scale destruction and shattered windows miles away.

Read more at Fox News.

{Matzav.com}

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