A massive explosion shook Beirut on Tuesday wounding a number people and causing widespread damage.
The afternoon blast shook several parts of the capital and thick smoke billowed from the city center. Residents reported windows being blown out and a false ceilings dropping.
The explosion appeared to be centered around Beirut's port and caused wide scale destruction and shattered windows miles away.
Videos showed a huge explosion and massive shockwave. People could be heard screaming and running from restaurants and their homes.
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