Eyewitness gives his account of Beirut blast, “apocalyptic” scene

A massive blast rocked #Lebanon’s capital of #Beirut on Tuesday, leaving scores of people dead and thousands injured.

Ralph Baydoun was in Beirut when it happened and gives his eyewitness account of the scene, which he called, apocalyptic.

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