By Sally Shakkour
On August 4, 2020, Lebanese's lives were changed forever. Over 200 people were killed and 7,500 others were injured in the horrific Beirut's port blast.
The port blast was defined as one the of the world's most devastating non-nuclear explosions.
A blaze in the hangar 12 caused smoke in the sky as firefighters rushed fast to the spot to turn the fire off; The first explosion reported at 6:07 p.m. was followed by a stronger one 33 seconds later killing all the 10 firefighters.
Lebanon is still investigating the cause of port blast that killed 218 people and causing billion worth of damages in the city as some have lost their home and are homeless till this moment.
A cargo of 2,750 tonnes of the substance were stored in Beirut's port warehouse without proper safety measures for 6 years before the blast.
Families of victims in the horrific post blast are still awaiting for their beloved's justice amid the country's worsening economic situation and the government deadlock.