Developing Story: A massive explosion rocks Beirut, Lebanon injuring thousands, no confirm number of casualties, authorities fear death tool could be in hundreds.
It is not yet clear what caused the explosion. Videos show smoke billowing from a fire before the blast, which is followed by a mushroom cloud.
Hospitals are said to be overwhelmed and many buildings have been destroyed.
Lebanon’s internal security chief said the blast happened in an area housing highly explosive materials. Continue Reading