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Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port a month after explosion

Published on September 10, 2020 - Duration: 01:00s

Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port a month after explosion

A huge fire has broken out at the Port of Beirut, triggering panic amongresidents a month after a massive explosion at the site in Lebanon.

It was notimmediately clear what caused the fire at the facility, which was decimated bythe explosion on August 4 when nearly 3,000 tons of ammonium nitratesdetonated.

A column of black smoke billowed from the port with orange flamesseen leaping from the ground.

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