A massive explosion rocked Lebanon’s capital of Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings across the city and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky.
Footage shot by an Associated Press journalist showed the extensive damage to their apartment in the city, including the roof above a bedroom being partly torn off.
Many were killed and over 3,000 people injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said.
Windows and doors were blown out in buildings for miles around.
The cause of the blast was not immediately known, but initial reports suggested a fire had detonated a warehouse at the port.
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