At least more than 100 people have been killed and thousands wounded in a massive explosion that ripped through the capital of Lebanon ,port warehouses near central Beirut.
According to Mohammed Fahmi, Lebanon’s interior minister, the explosion on Tuesday at Beirut’s port sent shockwaves across the city causing major damage to buildings, cars etc.
It was gathered that the powerful force from the explosion came in like an earthquake, followed by a fire outbreak.
The cause of the explosion is yet unknown pending an official statement from the chief of Lebanese General Security Abbas Ibrahim ,as many suggested it was caused by high explosive material confiscated and stored at the port from a ship.
Health Minister Hassan Hamad confirmed over 3000 injured victims flooded hospital capacity as medical teams pleads for blood donations.