The sudden explosion which took place at their capital Beirut on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 had the city shaken with that heavy blast. This according to source began with a fire which exploded into mushroom clouds.
The President, Michel Aoun said; 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate had been stored unsafely in a warehouse for six years. He has scheduled an urgent cabinent meeting for Wednesday in order to declare the country in two-week state of emergency. The country will observe an official period of mourning for three days starting from wednesday. The government is going to release 100 billion lira ($66m) as emergency funds according to source.
Late video of the explosion