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HD footage shows new angle of blast that rocked Beirut, Lebanon

Written By The Sun on Sunday, Aug 09, 2020 | 12:00 PM

 
Lebanon's capital city Beirut is reeling today after an explosion estimated to be one fifth the size of the nuclear blast which devastated Hiroshima, ripped through the city’s port. At least 100 people are thought to be dead, with more than 4,000 injured, while it has been reported by local media that up to 250,000 people have been made homeless and the blast may have caused 5 billion pounds of damage to the city. This is what we know so far. Read more: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/12311215/beirut-explosion-huge-blast-lebanon-capital-hiroshima/ From Brexit breaking news to HD movie trailers, The Sun newspaper brings you the latest news videos and explainers from the UK and around the world. Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know Read The Sun: http://www.thesun.co.uk Like The Sun on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesun/ Follow The Sun on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSun Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/The_Sun/1633225139