Beirut blast damages 200,000 homes

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 - 20:22

Lebanon - More than 100 people are still missing after a massive explosion in the capital, Beirut.

At least 100 people have been killed and more than 4,000 injured in an explosion at a building where 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate was stored unprotected.

The blast has damaged more than 200,000 homes in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, and damage estimated to be between $ 3 billion and $ 5 billion.