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Rumbling Mount Sinabung on Indonesia’s Sumatra island sends a column of volcanic materials as high as 16,400 feet into the sky (Twitter)

Rumbling Mount Sinabung on Indonesia’s Sumatra island sends a column of volcanic materials as high as 16,400 feet into the sky (Twitter)

The large volcanic mount Sinabung has erupted in north Sumatra (Twitter)

The large volcanic mount Sinabung has erupted in north Sumatra (Twitter)

Flight alert issued as Mount Sinabung erupts in Indonesia (Twitter)

Flight alert issued as Mount Sinabung erupts in Indonesia (Twitter)

Mount Sinabung, located in North Sumatra, was erupted (Twitter)

Mount Sinabung, located in North Sumatra, was erupted (Twitter)

Mount Sinabung spews thick ash and smoke into the sky in Karo, North Sumatra  (Twitter)

Mount Sinabung spews thick ash and smoke into the sky in Karo, North Sumatra (Twitter)

A villager cleans volcanic ash from his roof at Naman Teran village in Karo, North Sumatra, on August 11, 2020 a day after the eruption of Mount Sinabung (background). IVAN DAMANIK / AFP

A villager cleans volcanic ash from his roof at Naman Teran village in Karo, North Sumatra, on August 11, 2020 a day after the eruption of Mount Sinabung (background). IVAN DAMANIK / AFP

A man cleans a car covered with ash following an eruption by Mount Sinabung at the Sukatepu village in Karo, North Sumatra, on August 10, 2020. Ivan Damanik / AFP

A man cleans a car covered with ash following an eruption by Mount Sinabung at the Sukatepu village in Karo, North Sumatra, on August 10, 2020. Ivan Damanik / AFP

Farmers work on their farm covered with ash following an eruption by Mount Sinabung at the Sukatepu village in Karo, North Sumatra, on August 10, 2020. Ivan Damanik / AFP

Farmers work on their farm covered with ash following an eruption by Mount Sinabung at the Sukatepu village in Karo, North Sumatra, on August 10, 2020. Ivan Damanik / AFP

A villager cleans volcanic ash from his plants' leaves at Naman Teran village in Karo, North Sumatra, on August 11, 2020 a day after the eruption of Mount Sinabung (background). IVAN DAMANIK / AFP

A villager cleans volcanic ash from his plants' leaves at Naman Teran village in Karo, North Sumatra, on August 11, 2020 a day after the eruption of Mount Sinabung (background). IVAN DAMANIK / AFP

Rumbling Mount Sinabung on Indonesia’s Sumatra island sends a column of volcanic materials as high as 16,400 feet into the sky (Twitter)
The large volcanic mount Sinabung has erupted in north Sumatra (Twitter)
Flight alert issued as Mount Sinabung erupts in Indonesia (Twitter)
Mount Sinabung, located in North Sumatra, was erupted (Twitter)
Mount Sinabung spews thick ash and smoke into the sky in Karo, North Sumatra  (Twitter)
A villager cleans volcanic ash from his roof at Naman Teran village in Karo, North Sumatra, on August 11, 2020 a day after the eruption of Mount Sinabung (background). IVAN DAMANIK / AFP
A man cleans a car covered with ash following an eruption by Mount Sinabung at the Sukatepu village in Karo, North Sumatra, on August 10, 2020. Ivan Damanik / AFP
Farmers work on their farm covered with ash following an eruption by Mount Sinabung at the Sukatepu village in Karo, North Sumatra, on August 10, 2020. Ivan Damanik / AFP
A villager cleans volcanic ash from his plants' leaves at Naman Teran village in Karo, North Sumatra, on August 11, 2020 a day after the eruption of Mount Sinabung (background). IVAN DAMANIK / AFP
A woman rides a camel in November 1945, near Agadir. AFP

A woman rides a camel in November 1945, near Agadir. AFP

Moroccan goumiers (indigenous Moroccan soldiers who served in the French Army) parade on the docks, in October 1945, after disembarking the the French Navy light cruiser Duguay-Trouin in the port of Tangiers. AFP

Moroccan goumiers (indigenous Moroccan soldiers who served in the French Army) parade on the docks, in October 1945, after disembarking the the French Navy light cruiser Duguay-Trouin in the port of Tangiers. AFP

People and officials, in which Moulay Hassan (L), future king of Morocco Hassan II, attend the ceremonies of commemorations marking the anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice, in November 1945, in Rabat, Morocco. AFP

People and officials, in which Moulay Hassan (L), future king of Morocco Hassan II, attend the ceremonies of commemorations marking the anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice, in November 1945, in Rabat, Morocco. AFP

Men load their luggage onto a van, in November 1945 in Agadir, Morocco. AFP

Men load their luggage onto a van, in November 1945 in Agadir, Morocco. AFP

A teacher gives cakes to schoolgirls, in October 1945, in a school in Rabat, Morocco. AFP

A teacher gives cakes to schoolgirls, in October 1945, in a school in Rabat, Morocco. AFP

Portrait of a young woman who went to fetch water in a wadi, in the Tafilalet region, southern Morocco, in October 1945. AFP

Portrait of a young woman who went to fetch water in a wadi, in the Tafilalet region, southern Morocco, in October 1945. AFP

People hold Moroccan flags during a ceremony on the Grand Socco place, in October 1945 in Tangiers, Morocco. AFP

People hold Moroccan flags during a ceremony on the Grand Socco place, in October 1945 in Tangiers, Morocco. AFP

Muslim worshipers slaughter a sheep for the celebrations of the Eid-al-Adha, in November 1945 in Agadir, Morocco. AFP

Muslim worshipers slaughter a sheep for the celebrations of the Eid-al-Adha, in November 1945 in Agadir, Morocco. AFP

A Moroccan goumier (indigenous Moroccan soldiers who served in the French Army) looks at a commemmorative plate, under a sign where is written "patrie", aboard the French Navy light cruiser Duguay-Trouin in October 1945, before disembarking in the port of Casablanca. AFP

A Moroccan goumier (indigenous Moroccan soldiers who served in the French Army) looks at a commemmorative plate, under a sign where is written "patrie", aboard the French Navy light cruiser Duguay-Trouin in October 1945, before disembarking in the port of Casablanca. AFP

Musicians play during a ceremony on the Grand Socco place, in October 1945 in Tangiers, Morocco. AFP

Musicians play during a ceremony on the Grand Socco place, in October 1945 in Tangiers, Morocco. AFP

Musicians play during a ceremony on the Grand Socco place, in October 1945 in Tangiers, Morocco. AFP

Musicians play during a ceremony on the Grand Socco place, in October 1945 in Tangiers, Morocco. AFP

A woman rides a camel in November 1945, near Agadir. AFP
Moroccan goumiers (indigenous Moroccan soldiers who served in the French Army) parade on the docks, in October 1945, after disembarking the the French Navy light cruiser Duguay-Trouin in the port of Tangiers. AFP
People and officials, in which Moulay Hassan (L), future king of Morocco Hassan II, attend the ceremonies of commemorations marking the anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice, in November 1945, in Rabat, Morocco. AFP
Men load their luggage onto a van, in November 1945 in Agadir, Morocco. AFP
A teacher gives cakes to schoolgirls, in October 1945, in a school in Rabat, Morocco. AFP
Portrait of a young woman who went to fetch water in a wadi, in the Tafilalet region, southern Morocco, in October 1945. AFP
People hold Moroccan flags during a ceremony on the Grand Socco place, in October 1945 in Tangiers, Morocco. AFP
Muslim worshipers slaughter a sheep for the celebrations of the Eid-al-Adha, in November 1945 in Agadir, Morocco. AFP
A Moroccan goumier (indigenous Moroccan soldiers who served in the French Army) looks at a commemmorative plate, under a sign where is written "patrie", aboard the French Navy light cruiser Duguay-Trouin in October 1945, before disembarking in the port of Casablanca. AFP
Musicians play during a ceremony on the Grand Socco place, in October 1945 in Tangiers, Morocco. AFP
Musicians play during a ceremony on the Grand Socco place, in October 1945 in Tangiers, Morocco. AFP
Riot police block an area during a protest of opposition supporters after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP

Riot police block an area during a protest of opposition supporters after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP

Riot police disperse protesters after polls closed in the presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP

Riot police disperse protesters after polls closed in the presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP

A woman with girls passes riot police officers guarding an area after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Sergei GAPON / AFP

A woman with girls passes riot police officers guarding an area after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Sergei GAPON / AFP

Riot police detain a protester after polls closed in the presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP

Riot police detain a protester after polls closed in the presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP

Riot police detain a group of demonstrators during a protest after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Sergei GAPON / AFP

Riot police detain a group of demonstrators during a protest after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Sergei GAPON / AFP

Opposition supporters protest after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP

Opposition supporters protest after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP

Opposition supporters protest after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP

Opposition supporters protest after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP

Demonstrators stand in front of riot police during a protest after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Sergei GAPON / AFP

Demonstrators stand in front of riot police during a protest after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Sergei GAPON / AFP

Riot police block an area after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Sergei GAPON / AFP

Riot police block an area after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Sergei GAPON / AFP

Riot police block an area during a protest of opposition supporters after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP
Riot police disperse protesters after polls closed in the presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP
A woman with girls passes riot police officers guarding an area after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Sergei GAPON / AFP
Riot police detain a protester after polls closed in the presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP
Riot police detain a group of demonstrators during a protest after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Sergei GAPON / AFP
Opposition supporters protest after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP
Opposition supporters protest after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Siarhei LESKIEC / AFP
Demonstrators stand in front of riot police during a protest after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Sergei GAPON / AFP
Riot police block an area after polls closed in Belarus' presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. Sergei GAPON / AFP
A Lebanese protester throws a tear-gas canister back at security forces in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. JOSEPH EID / AFP

A Lebanese protester throws a tear-gas canister back at security forces in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. JOSEPH EID / AFP

A Lebanese protester waves the national flag during clashes in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. ANWAR AMRO / AFP

A Lebanese protester waves the national flag during clashes in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. ANWAR AMRO / AFP

A man poses for a picture with a cardboard cut-out of Hassan Nasrallah (L), the head of Lebanon's Shiite Muslim movement Hezbollah, and former Foreign Minister Gibran Bassil hung by Lebanese protesters in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, during a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. AFP

A man poses for a picture with a cardboard cut-out of Hassan Nasrallah (L), the head of Lebanon's Shiite Muslim movement Hezbollah, and former Foreign Minister Gibran Bassil hung by Lebanese protesters in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, during a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. AFP

Lebanese protesters hurl rocks towards security forces during clashes in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. STR / AFP

Lebanese protesters hurl rocks towards security forces during clashes in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. STR / AFP

This picture taken on August 8, 2020 shows an aerial view of the demonstration in downtown Beirut against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. AFP

This picture taken on August 8, 2020 shows an aerial view of the demonstration in downtown Beirut against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. AFP

A topless protester wearing a gas mask uses a racket to volley back a tear gas canister during clashes with security forces in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. PATRICK BAZ / AFP

A topless protester wearing a gas mask uses a racket to volley back a tear gas canister during clashes with security forces in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. PATRICK BAZ / AFP

A Lebanese protester carries a wounded demonstrator away from clashes in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. JOSEPH EID / AFP

A Lebanese protester carries a wounded demonstrator away from clashes in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. JOSEPH EID / AFP

Lebanese protesters watch the flames inside the headquarters of the Lebanese association of banks in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. ANWAR AMRO / AFP

Lebanese protesters watch the flames inside the headquarters of the Lebanese association of banks in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. ANWAR AMRO / AFP

Lebanese protesters gather in the courtyard of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beirut on August 8, 2020, after they stormed the headquarters as anger exploded over a deadly blast that made hundreds of thousands homeless and shocked the world. STR / AFP

Lebanese protesters gather in the courtyard of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beirut on August 8, 2020, after they stormed the headquarters as anger exploded over a deadly blast that made hundreds of thousands homeless and shocked the world. STR / AFP

A Lebanese protester hangs a gallows in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. PATRICK BAZ / AFP

A Lebanese protester hangs a gallows in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. PATRICK BAZ / AFP

This picture taken on August 8, 2020 shows an aerial view of clashes between demonstrators and security forces, in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. AFP

This picture taken on August 8, 2020 shows an aerial view of clashes between demonstrators and security forces, in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. AFP

A Lebanese protester throws a tear-gas canister back at security forces in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. JOSEPH EID / AFP
A Lebanese protester waves the national flag during clashes in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. ANWAR AMRO / AFP
A man poses for a picture with a cardboard cut-out of Hassan Nasrallah (L), the head of Lebanon's Shiite Muslim movement Hezbollah, and former Foreign Minister Gibran Bassil hung by Lebanese protesters in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, during a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. AFP
Lebanese protesters hurl rocks towards security forces during clashes in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. STR / AFP
This picture taken on August 8, 2020 shows an aerial view of the demonstration in downtown Beirut against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. AFP
A topless protester wearing a gas mask uses a racket to volley back a tear gas canister during clashes with security forces in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. PATRICK BAZ / AFP
A Lebanese protester carries a wounded demonstrator away from clashes in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. JOSEPH EID / AFP
Lebanese protesters watch the flames inside the headquarters of the Lebanese association of banks in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. ANWAR AMRO / AFP
Lebanese protesters gather in the courtyard of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beirut on August 8, 2020, after they stormed the headquarters as anger exploded over a deadly blast that made hundreds of thousands homeless and shocked the world. STR / AFP
A Lebanese protester hangs a gallows in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. PATRICK BAZ / AFP
This picture taken on August 8, 2020 shows an aerial view of clashes between demonstrators and security forces, in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020, following a demonstration against a political leadership they blame for a monster explosion that killed more than 150 people and disfigured the capital Beirut. AFP
Lebanese TV producer Tony Ahwaji sits injured on the balcony of his damaged apartment in the damaged neighbourhood of Mar Mikhael in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese ca

Lebanese TV producer Tony Ahwaji sits injured on the balcony of his damaged apartment in the damaged neighbourhood of Mar Mikhael in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left homeless and thousands more cramming into overwhelmed hospitals for treatment. Patrick BAZ / AFP

A man sits inside his damaged house in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left homeless and thousan

A man sits inside his damaged house in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left homeless and thousands more cramming into overwhelmed hospitals for treatment. AFP

A woman sits amidst the rubble in her damaged house in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left home

A woman sits amidst the rubble in her damaged house in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left homeless and thousands more cramming into overwhelmed hospitals for treatment. AFP

A woman sits next to a statue of Virgin Mary in her damaged house in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of pe

A woman sits next to a statue of Virgin Mary in her damaged house in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left homeless and thousands more cramming into overwhelmed hospitals for treatment. AFP

A man sits inside his damaged house in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left homeless and thousan

A man sits inside his damaged house in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left homeless and thousands more cramming into overwhelmed hospitals for treatment. AFP

A man stands in his damaged apartment in the damaged neighbourhood of Mar Mikhael in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with

A man stands in his damaged apartment in the damaged neighbourhood of Mar Mikhael in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left homeless and thousands more cramming into overwhelmed hospitals for treatment. PATRICK BAZ / AFP

Lebanese dietitian Lama Mattar sits in her damaged bedroom in the damaged neighbourhood of Mar Mikhael in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene o

Lebanese dietitian Lama Mattar sits in her damaged bedroom in the damaged neighbourhood of Mar Mikhael in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left homeless and thousands more cramming into overwhelmed hospitals for treatment. PATRICK BAZ / AFP

Rose Ghoulam, 90-years-old, stands in her damaged house in the damaged neighbourhood Gemmayze in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an eart

Rose Ghoulam, 90-years-old, stands in her damaged house in the damaged neighbourhood Gemmayze in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left homeless and thousands more cramming into overwhelmed hospitals for treatment. ANWAR AMRO / AFP

Lebanese TV producer Tony Ahwaji sits injured on the balcony of his damaged apartment in the damaged neighbourhood of Mar Mikhael in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese ca
A man sits inside his damaged house in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left homeless and thousan
A woman sits amidst the rubble in her damaged house in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left home
A woman sits next to a statue of Virgin Mary in her damaged house in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of pe
A man sits inside his damaged house in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with thousands of people left homeless and thousan
A man stands in his damaged apartment in the damaged neighbourhood of Mar Mikhael in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an earthquake, with
Lebanese dietitian Lama Mattar sits in her damaged bedroom in the damaged neighbourhood of Mar Mikhael in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene o
Rose Ghoulam, 90-years-old, stands in her damaged house in the damaged neighbourhood Gemmayze in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 6, 2020, two days after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital. The blast, which appeared to have been caused by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate left unsecured in a warehouse, was felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles (240 kilometres) to the northwest. The scale of the destruction was such that the Lebanese capital resembled the scene of an eart

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