Hundreds of people have been injured in a blast that ripped through Lebanon’s capital, Beirut.
According to the country’s Health Minister, the massive explosion on Tuesday at Beirut’s port released a shockwave which caused widespread damage to buildings, shattering windows in different parts of the city.
The cause of the blast was not immediately clear.
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Pictures from inside Beirut’s port broadcast on Lebanese TV showed buildings reduced to shells, shipping containers flung across the scene and several fires raging.