More than 135 people lost their lives in Beirut Blast

Aug 06 2020 03:15 PM
More than 135 people lost their lives in Beirut Blast

Beirut: The whole world has been shaken by the blast in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon. From the common man to the United Nations, have expressed condolences over the casualties in the fatal blast. The rescue teams of the country took out the bodies on Wednesday and a large number of unknown people were also found who were buried in the rubble. The blast took place in a warehouse in Beirut. This explosion exposed devastating photos in Beirut, after which it is also learned that 135 people have lost their lives in this accident so far. While expressing grief, the Eiffel Tower also switched off its lights. 

The Eiffel Tower switched off its lights to pay tribute to the victims of the warehouse explosion. In addition, a group of people mourned and lit candles outside the Sacre Coeur basilica in Paris. PM Hassan Diab announced three days of mourning in the country. In the initial action, negligence has been charged for the blast at the port of Beirut. Many people are said to be missing in this blast and more than 5,000 people are injured. The explosion was so massive that the windows of the house have been broken.

The death toll was likely to increase. According to local TV channels, where the explosion occurred near the port, fireworks were kept in a warehouse. The blast was the most explosive ever in Beirut, recovering from the civil war and economic downturn that had ended three decades earlier and a surge in Covid-19. On the Mediterranean island of Cyprus in Dhamke, buildings were seen ripping off at a distance of about 100 miles (160 km).

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