https://abcnews.go.com/International/massive-explosion-shocks-beirut/story?id=72167623

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LONDON -- Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, was rocked by a massive explosion on Tuesday evening, with footage from the ground showing significant damage and plumes of smoke rising above the city. Two explosions occurred in Beirut's port, according to the Agence France-Presse. Firefighters were seen battling flames at the scene of the blast, which was a warehouse, officials said. It is not yet known what caused the explosions. The Lebanese health minister said at least 50 people were killed and 2,700 injured in the explosion, according to the Associated Press. People walk at scene of an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 4, 2020. People walk at scene of an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 4, 2020. Full story

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