5 Aug 2020

Beirut explosion kills at least 70

From The Panel, 4:05 pm on 5 August 2020

A large blast in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has killed at least 70 people and injured more than 2700 others.

Wallace Chapman speaks to local resident Mickel Mhanna, who lives just out of Beirut.

A woman wearing a mask due to the Covid-19  pandemic sits amid rubble in the Gemmayzeh area in the centre of Lebanon's capital Beirut on August 4, 2020, following a massive explosion at the nearby port of Beirut.

Photo: AFP