A massive explosion on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, rocked downtown Beirut, destroying much of the port, damaging buildings, and blowing out windows and doors as a giant smoke rose above the capital.
According to Associated Press, a Lebanese Red Cross official said many were dead and wounded but did not state exact figure.
The footage trending on social media showed hundreds of casualties.
It showed a fire raging at the port, sending up a giant column of smoke, illuminated by flashes of what appear to be fireworks.
Meanwhile, the cause of the blast is yet to be known as at the time of report.