Huge explosion rocks Lebanon’s capital Beirut


NEW DELHI | AUG 4, 2020:

A massive explosion rocked Lebanon's capital Beirut on Tuesday.

According to Reuters, Lebanon's internal security chief informed that the blast was in a port area with highly explosive material, not explosives.

Meanwhile, ANI reported that two big explosions were heard in Central Beirut this evening.

ANI tweeted, "Everyone is advised to stay calm. Any Indian community member in need of any help, may contact our helpline: Embassy of India, Beirut."

The helpline numbers are — 01741270, 01735922, 01738418 while the emergency number is +96176860128.

More details awaited.