A massive explosion occurred in Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday leaving 10 people lose their lives and many injured. This has caused apartments and buildings to collapse. The blast took place in the city’s port region.
Lebanon’s minister said that there were some explosive materials buried years ago has blown up. A column of smoke was shown initially from the port region followed by a huge blast which scattered white smoke and fireballs in the sky.
A minimum of 10 dead bodies were taken to the hospital. The Prime minister has called for mourning today.
According to the president’s social media handle they had called for an emergency meeting with the Supreme Defence Council.