A massive explosion in Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday

A massive explosion in Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday

| A massive explosion in Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday | 

A massive explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday left a minimum of 135 people dead and thousands injured. Authorities scrambled to treat the wounded, look for survivors, and assess the complete extent of the damage on Wednesday. All of this update is based on that day which means Tuesday.

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Here’s what we all know about the blast so far:

Some of the initial information that you have to know about the explosion of Beiruit on Tuesday are given below:-

What about the explosion?

It happened at 6:07 p.m. civil time Tuesday near Beirut’s port and central district, on the brink of many highly-populated areas and tourist sites. The explosion tore through the town, flipping cars, shattering glass and causing some homes to crumble. Damaged buildings included the headquarters of former Prime Minister Saad Hariri and CNN’s bureau in downtown Beirut. Homes as far as 10 kilometers (6 miles) away were damaged, consistent with witnesses.

What about victims?

At least 135 people were killed within the blast and another 5,000 wounded, officials said, and therefore the price was expected to rise. Among the dead is the secretary-general of the Kataeb party, Nazar Najarian, consistent with NNA. During the time of the explosion, he was in his office and died after being critically injured.

A minimum of one Australian and one American was killed, consistent with officials from those countries. Two Filipino citizens also died from the explosion, and eight others were injured, said a press release from the Philippine Embassy in Beirut. Not only these eleven other Filipino seafarers are also still missing in this blast.

What is the explanation for the blast?

The Ongoing conflict about the caused of the blast with their reports. The explosion was initially blamed on a serious fire at a warehouse for firecrackers near the port. But on Wednesday morning, Prime Minister Hassan Diab said that about 2,750 metric plenty of nitrate, a highly explosive material, had been stored at a port warehouse over the past six years “without preventive measures.”

What is the aftermath/issue? 

Lebanon has allocated 100 billion Lebanese pounds — which, according to the govt. rate is about $66,335,000 — to affect the results of the blast, the Lebanese Presidency Twitter account said Wednesday. Aid groups like UNICEF and thus the Red Cross has teams on rock bottom assisting authorities, and have put out urgent open involves blood donations.

How to help them? 

Several charities are on the bottom providing medical aid, shelter, supplies, and other services to assist the town recover and rebuild. you’ll help raise funds for supplies and assistance by visiting here.

Overall Summary:- 

1. At least 135 people were killed and 5,000 wounded during a massive explosion that shook Beirut on Tuesday, consistent with Lebanon’s health minister.
2. Hundreds are reported missing, raising fears that the price will rise, the health minister said Wednesday. 
3. More than 300,000 people are displaced from their homes. Authorities declared Beirut a “disaster city” and imposed a two-week state of emergency.

4. It’s still unclear what exactly caused the explosion. Lebanon’s prime minister said an investigation would specialize in an estimated 2,750 metric plenty of the explosive nitrate stored at a warehouse.

Note:- 

All of the above information is based on news and the info nation I collected only. If you want to know more information then visit the news websites or you want other related information from me then comment below or inbox me on Instagram.
 
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