Eyewitness on the moments following the Beirut explosions: ‘How are we able to survive?’

Eyewitness on the moments following the Beirut explosions: 'How are we able to survive?' 1

 

Ahmad Yassine discusses the massive explosions that rocked the port in Beirut saying it doesn't seem to have been politically motivated.

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31 Comments on "Eyewitness on the moments following the Beirut explosions: ‘How are we able to survive?’"

  1. Tensea Berhe | August 4, 2020 at 2:29 PM | Reply

    The cursed land has been suffering by religious , tribal divisions for decades and the explosion may have been caused by radical groups or accident Beirut equal Kabul.

  2. My gawd, the footage coming out of beirut over the next 24 hrs is going to be truly horrific! :/

  3. Brrenda Baldwin | August 4, 2020 at 3:17 PM | Reply

    O so chemicals underneath weapons stockpile on top k got it.

  4. ❤️ To Beirut and take care

  5. Piero Luciano | August 4, 2020 at 3:39 PM | Reply

    Another Tianjin, time to change how dangerous chemicals should be stored!

  6. Kendall Evans | August 4, 2020 at 3:45 PM | Reply

    Sorry for the innocent lives lost. So sad. So terrible 😢🙏❤️

  7. EstimatingONE DiscoveringTHREE | August 4, 2020 at 3:51 PM | Reply

    Does anyone have a Geiger counter on site?

    • There were no telltale signs of a nuclear detonation. No blinding flashes, no sustained light brighter than the sun, no fireball, no nuclear induced lightning, no particles striking the camera (they show up as dots), no nuclear thermal damage, no radioactive damage. Furthermore there are sensors and satellites that specifically look for nuclear detonations. North Korea’s underground tests of sub-kiloton devices still yielded positive detection with these systems.

    • If it was a nuclear bomb we wouldn’t have any footage near ground zero which we have.
      Not a nuclear bomb.

    • EstimatingONE DiscoveringTHREE | August 4, 2020 at 8:15 PM | Reply

      commonnier dirty bomb or something with radioactive material that happen to be in the explosion

    • @EstimatingONE DiscoveringTHREE while a dirty bomb would be possible I am sure that by this time someone in the entire city has checked. I doubt this was anything but chemical

  8. Looks like a huge ammonium nitrate explosion like in china Tianjin a view years ago.

  9. imawesome m88888 | August 4, 2020 at 4:41 PM | Reply

    This is like when ichigo fought Ulquiorra and Ulquiorra used the cero oscuras

  10. yellowdeer 7 | August 4, 2020 at 4:48 PM | Reply

    That looked like a small Nuclear blast. My thoughts and prayers to all.

  11. gr8fully Saved | August 4, 2020 at 4:53 PM | Reply

    Did he just sat that a fire started at a fireworks store and a fire also started at a chemical plant nextdoor at the same time
    Things that make you go hmmmm

  12. Carla Garrett | August 4, 2020 at 4:56 PM | Reply

    prayers more are found and saved. such an excessive explosion. horrible sight.

  13. Praying for the victims 🙏🌹

  14. So sad

  15. Ping Kuen Yip | August 4, 2020 at 6:58 PM | Reply

    Chemicals or gas, that should be suspected with by the expects. Thanks.

  16. Aime Bouchard | August 4, 2020 at 7:36 PM | Reply

    trying to cover it up,

  17. Mark Rawlins | August 4, 2020 at 8:20 PM | Reply

    That looked like a tactical nuclear warhead going off.

    • Looks like it ,maybe , but no fire ball,no radiation burns . If it was a “nuke” you burn before u get hit by the blast

  18. Teash Drinks | August 4, 2020 at 8:33 PM | Reply

    That looks like a mini nuke

  19. Sounds too sure about the poor storage of chemicals… More like he was told to day this

  20. sohail asghar | August 4, 2020 at 9:19 PM | Reply

    He is a coward
    It is a fare possibility that israel maybe play its role in back just like they are doing in othere arab countries

    • What the hell is wrong with you, they already know the chemicals had been there for years. If Israel was to pull another stunt like they did in Iran why would they store then chemicals for years.

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