Lebanon: Video Footage Shows Moment of Beirut Explosion
UGC images filmed from inside a car showing the moment a massive explosion rocked Lebanon's Beirut, Tuesday, August 4.
READ MORE: A large explosion rocked the port area of the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, rippling through several parts of the city and causing widespread damage.
Lebanese Red Cross official George Kettaneh told reporters hundreds of people were injured but could not give a precise number. He said rescue efforts are underway and that people were still trapped in their homes and in other nearby structures.
An official with the Lebanese Red Cross said hundreds of people were injured in the powerful blast, although he didn’t have an exact figure.