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A picture shows the scene of an explosion in Beirut.

A picture shows the scene of an explosion in Beirut on Aug. 4, 2020. Two huge explosion rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut, wounding dozens of people, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes of smoke billowing into the sky. Lebanese media carried images of people trapped under rubble, some bloodied, after the massive explosions, the cause of which was not immediately known. (Photo by Anwar AMRO / AFP) (Photo by ANWAR AMRO/AFP via Getty Images)

  • A picture shows the scene of an explosion in Beirut.
  • Lebanese firefights extinguish fire at the scene of an explosion at the port in the capital Beirut.
  • A man reacts at the scene of an explosion at the port in Lebanon's capital Beirut.
  • A picture shows the scene of an explosion in Beirut on Aug. 4, 2020.
  • Lebanese firefighters work at the scene of an explosion in the Lebanese capital Beirut
  • Valarie Fakhoury, a British grandmother with her Lebanese daughter and granddaughter, stand outside the emergency ward of a hospital in central Beirut following a huge explosion.
  • Lebanese firefights extinguish fire at the scene of an explosion at the port in the capital Beirut.
  • Smoke billows following an explosion in the Lebanese capital Beirut
  • Firefighters evacuate a wounded man from the scene of an explosion at the port in Beirut.
  • A picture shows the scene of an explosion in Beirut.
  • A picture shows the scene of an explosion at the port in Beirut.
  • A picture shows the scene of an explosion at the port in the Lebanese capital Beirut.
  • A picture shows the scene of an explosion at the port in the Lebanese capital Beirut.
  • A Lebanese army soldier runs at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut.
  • This picture taken on Aug. 4, 2020 shows a view of buildings damaged following an explosion at the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut.
  • An elderly woman is helped while walking through debris after a large explosion on Aug. 4, 2020 in Beirut, Lebanon.
  • A car is damaged after a large explosion on Aug. 4, 2020 in Beirut, Lebanon.
  • People gather by cars destroyed following an explosion at the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut.
  • A picture shows a destroyed silo at the scene of an explosion at the port in the Lebanese capital Beirut.
  • This picture taken on Aug. 4, 2020 shows a view of the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut with its cranes in the aftermath of a massive explosion.

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