A helicopter puts out a fire at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon’s capital Beirut. Photo: AFPA helicopter puts out a fire at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon’s capital Beirut. Photo: AFP
A helicopter puts out a fire at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon’s capital Beirut. Photo: AFP

Beirut blasts: Lebanon in three days of mourning after twin explosions kill 100, injure 4,000

  • Lebanon authorities say blasts likely caused by highly explosive materials stored at the country’s main port
  • US President Donald Trump claims US generals told him Beirut blasts were ‘bomb of some kind’

Topic |   Middle East
A helicopter puts out a fire at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon’s capital Beirut. Photo: AFPA helicopter puts out a fire at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon’s capital Beirut. Photo: AFP
A helicopter puts out a fire at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon’s capital Beirut. Photo: AFP
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