Emmanuelle was getting ready to give birth at St George’s hospital in Beirut when an explosion rocked Lebanon’s capital.
Her husband Edmond captured the terrifying ordeal on camera. He spoke to BBC World News about what happened.
Their son, George, arrived shortly after. Mum and baby are both doing well.
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In This Story: Beirut
Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. No recent population census has been conducted, but 2007 estimates ranged from slightly more than 1 million to 2.2 million as part of Greater Beirut, which makes it the third-largest city in the Levant region and the fifteenth-largest in the Arab world.
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In This Story: Lebanon
The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. Its capital is Beirut.
Lebanon was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945 and is a member of the Arab League (1945), the Non-Aligned Movement (1961), Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (1969), and the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (1973).