On social networks they have circulated videos of a strong explosion in Beirut, capital of Lebanon, which left as a balance “many wounded and considerable material damage,” according to the health minister, Hamad Hasan.
– Afif Tabish 🇱🇧🇨🇦 (@afif) August 4, 2020
The explosion occurred at 18:15 hours in Lebanon, 10:15 Central Mexico time, in a Beirut explosives warehouse.
A clip from very close to an explosion #Beirut, The force of the explosion at the end of the clip, may God protect everyone from all harm
Harith Al-Saifi (@_harith_hhhs) August 4, 2020
Users on social networks shared videos of the exact moment of the explosion in Beirut. In that, taken very close to the place of the explosion, it is observed as the artifacts explode little by little until the great explosion that was felt kilometers from the incident is generated.
Urgent: The time when the exploration took place in Beirut, Lebanon pic.twitter.com/tghKgCMdjL
– The last (@Loultimo_ES) August 4, 2020
Since the explosion began, the people who live nearby began to record with their phones, it was there that most captured the peak moment, then they ran to take refuge.
This is how the streets were after the explosion in Beirut
Moments later, the people who were closest to the area began to record videos of how the surroundings had been.
This is how the streets of downtown Beirut have left the explosion.
– electomania (@electo_mania) August 4, 2020
– Dafne Mora (@ Dafne148Mora) August 4, 2020
So far unknown the cause of the explosion in Beirut and the number of people who were injured.
Confirm that there are no injured Mexicans in Beirut
Behind the explosion in Beirut, the Secretary of Foreign Relations, Marcelo Ebrard, confirmed that there are no injured Mexicans.
“Report of our Ambassador to Beirut José Ignacio Madrazo: the cause of the enormous explosion that occurred today is unknown, There is no report of affected Mexicans, has made known the solidarity and appreciation of Mexico to the Lebanese victims and authorities according to SRE indications, ”he wrote on his Twitter account.
Report of our Ambassador in Beirut José Ignacio Madrazo: the cause of the huge explosion that occurred today is unknown, there is no report of affected Mexicans, he has made known the solidarity and appreciation of Mexico to the Lebanese victims and authorities according to SRE indications.
– Marcelo Ebrard C. (@m_ebrard) August 4, 2020
Video: This was the explosion in a fireworks warehouse in Beirut, Lebanon (Millennium)
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