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BEIRUT! Just Happened

Large explosion rocks port area in Beirut, cause unclear

Videos on social media appear to show a huge blast by a port in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.
Image: Beirut explosion

A large explosion rocked the port area of Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, on Tuesday.

Images and videos on social media appear to show large plumes of smoke and damaged buildings, but the cause of the blast and exact location are not immediately clear.

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