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Massive explosion hits Beirut port, leaving casualties

BEIRUT, (ST)_A massive explosion took place in the fireworks’ warehouse No.12  in Beirut port.

The Lebanese National News Agency reported that the explosion was caused by a big fire in the Firecrackers’ warehouse No. 12, near the wheat silos in Beirut port, as strong explosions were heard in the place.

Meanwhile, firefighters rushed to the place to put out the fires.

The agency added that the explosion caused severe injuries and big damages to the homes and cars in the surrounding area of Karantina and the vicinity of the explosion.

Basma Qaddour