New drone footage captured by RT’s video company Ruptly reveals the devastation at floor zero in Beirut’s port intimately, one month after the huge explosion which shook the Lebanese capital.
The video reveals the port, the place the now-infamous warehouse filled with improperly saved explosives used to sit down. The entire space was basically flattened by the blast. No constructing was left standing, aside from large grain silos that managed to resist the explosion and even shielded a part of the town.
Floor zero appears to be like like a barren wasteland marked with the shells of buildings, buried below fragments of former partitions and roofs. Additional away, the half-destroyed surrounding panorama of windowless metropolis buildings could be seen.
In the meantime, the roads between the ruins are filled with shifting vehicles, creating some surreal imagery.
The massive explosion on August four killed a minimum of 190 folks, injured greater than 6,000, and left round 300,000 homeless. Some 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate is believed to have fueled the explosions, having been unsafely saved in a portside warehouse since 2014.
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