Two major explosions rocked Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday and the explosion heard 150 miles away in Cyprus. According to RT news, the first explosion struck the city’s port area after 6 pm local time. Videos captured the shockwave striking building kilometers away.
As per the recent developments, at least 10 people died in the blast but the cause and total casualties are still unknown.
Another blast took place in the city center. Footage being circulated online shows what appears to be two distinct smoke plumes within the affected area, the report mentioned.
The blasts were blamed on a “fireworks accident”, according to the report.
Meanwhile, Lebanon’s Ministry of Health instructed all available hospitals to prepare to receive the wounded, while the country’s health minister said on TV that there are a “very high” number of injuries.