Massive explosion shakes Lebanese capital Beirut
A massive explosion shook Lebanon's capital Beirut on Tuesday wounding a number of people and causing widespread damage.
Death toll in Beirut explosion has risen to at least 70 people. Over 3,700 people were injured in the incident.
The afternoon blast shook several parts of the capital and thick smoke billowed from the city center. Residents reported windows being blown out and a false ceilings dropping.
The explosion appeared to be centered around Beirut's port and caused wide scale destruction and shattered windows miles away.
Some local TV stations reported the blast was at Beirut's port inside an area where firecrackers were stored.
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