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LEAKED VIDEO: Badly damaged Beirut seen in harrowing drone footage

Screen grab. Damaged mulit story building

PortandTerminal.com, August 11, 2020 BEIRUT (Newsflare)– Heartbreaking footage of the destruction in Beirut days after the fatal explosion. The clip, filmed by drone flyer Michel Khoury on August 7, three days after the deadly blast, shows the capital city in ruins while flying through the rubble of people’s homes. Michel, who was outside of the city while the blast happened …

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‘Most Believe’ Beirut Blast ‘Accident,’ Esper Says, Contradicting Trump Attack Claim

Defense Secretary Mark Esper

PortandTerminal.com, August 5, 2020 “I met with some of our great generals and they just seemed to feel it was, this was not some kind of manufacturing explosion type of event… they seem to think it was an attack, it was a bomb of some kind, yes.” President Donald Trump discussing Beirut explosion WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Mark Esper on …

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Beirut Explosion Destroys Tonnes of Lebanon’s Food Stocks

Destroyed grain silos. Cranes

BLOOMBERG, AUGUST 5, 2020 Tuesday’s blast happened next to country’s biggest grain silo | Nation has enough wheat stocks to last six weeks: government By Dana Khraiche, Verity Ratcliffe, and Salma El Wardany for Bloomberg – The huge explosion in Beirut on Tuesday tore through key grain silos, stoking fears of food shortages in a nation already reeling from economic crisis. The blast, which killed dozens …

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“Total destruction.” Beirut’s port is gone. Ships missing following massive blast.

Grain silos destroyed after explosion

PortandTerminal.com, August 5, 2020 “Damages are starting to unfold in Beirut and inside the port, which was completely destroyed by yesterday’s huge explosion” (LCBI News) BEIRUT – As Beirut wakes up to the aftermath of the massive explosion that tore through its port district yesterday, the scale of the devastation is becoming clearer. Simply put, much if not most of …

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Beirut reels from huge blast, as death toll climbs to at least 100

View of Beirut's port district, the epicenter of the massive explosion that ripped through the city

REUTERS, AUGUST 5, 2020 BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese rescue workers dug through the mangled wreckage of buildings on Wednesday looking for survivors after a massive warehouse explosion sent a devastating blast wave across Beirut, killing at least 100 people and injuring nearly 4,000. City of #Beirut before and after the explosion pic.twitter.com/mITcGQypXO— Rishi Bagree 🇮🇳 (@rishibagree) August 5, 2020 Officials …

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Port of Beirut devastated in massive explosion. Death toll 63+. Chaos at hospitals.

Cranes. Smoke. Devastation at port.

PortandTerminal.com, August 4, 2020 BEIRUT – The massive explosion that rocked Lebanon’s capital Beirut today has caused extensive damage to the country’s main port, located next to the blast’s epicenter. Smoke rises in Beirut, Lebanon August 4, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir Much of the port area has been destroyed in today’s blast Smoke rose from the site of the explosion at …

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Beirut in shock following massive explosion at port. First images of damage emerge.

Screen grab injured bleeding man

PortandTerminal.com, August 4, 2020 BEIRUT – Details are still thin on the ground as to what caused the massive explosion near Beirut’s port. What is clear is that the explosion has caused serious damage to Lebanon’s capital city and that casualties are almost a certainty. RT is reporting that Lebanon’s health minister said on TV that there are a ‘very …

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BREAKING: Massive explosion in Beirut near Port (video)

PortandTerminal.com, August 4, 2020 BEIRUT – There are reports and images of a massive explosion that has taken place in Beirut, Lebanon near its main port. Footage of the explosion leaves little doubt that this is a very serious incident where casualties must be expected. In one video posted a multistory building appears to have taken a direct hit from …

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