Huge explosions rock Beirut with widespread damage, injuries

BEIRUT (AP) — Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris.

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    Aftermath of a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020.
    AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
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    Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. 
    AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
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    Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris in the aftermath of a Tuesday explosion.
    AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
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    In this frame from video, people walk down the street after an explosion in Beirut Tuesday. Explosions rocked Beirut, inflicting many injuries and damaging buildings in a large radius around the city’s port.
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    Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors.
    AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
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    Aftermath of a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon Tuesday. 
    AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
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    A cloud from a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. 
    AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
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    A smoke from a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon Tuesday.
    AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
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    People help a man wounded in a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. 
    AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
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    Aftermath of a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. 
    AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
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    Lebanese security officers run to the explosion scene that hit the seaport, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. 
    AP Photo/Hussein Malla
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    Aftermath of a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. 
    AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
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