Massive Blast Rocks Beirut Port, “Very High Number Of Casualties”

first published on August 4, 2020 by

A massive blast rocked the Port of Beirut in Lebanon and “a very high number of casualties” is being reported. The cause of the blast remains unknown.

Terrain association based on landmarks in the video compared to satellite imagery, shows the blast originated in close proximity to a large wheat silo facility, which may hint at a secondary dust explosion caused by the fire already in progress. Yet, given the geographical location, strategic sabotage from an unknown perpetrator shouldn’t be ruled out immediately.