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Beirut Explosions

Two large explosions rocked Beirut port Tuesday afternoon, killing at least 25 and injuring 2500, according to Lebanese authorities, with Lebanon's Prime Minister calling the incident a "catastrophe."

  • Smoke billows following a huge explosion in Beirut, Aug. 4, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • A picture shows the scene of an explosion in Beirut, August 4, 2020. AFP / Anwar AMRO

  • Rescuers carry an injured after a huge explosion in Beirut, Aug. 4, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • People help an injured at the site of an explosion in Beirut, Aug. 4, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • A helicopter extinguishes a fire after a huge explosion rocks Beirut, Aug. 4, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • A huge explosion rocks Beirut, Aug. 4, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • A picture shows a destroyed silo at the scene of an explosion at the port in the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 4, 2020. AFP / STR

  • Wounded people are evacuated after a massive explosion in Beirut, Aug. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

  • An injured man walks at the explosion scene that hit the seaport, in Beirut, Aug. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

  • People carry an injured from the site of an explosion in Beirut, Aug. 4, 2020. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

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