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Photos and video from the scene in Beirut, where a massive explosion rocked the Lebanese city

The aftermath of a massive explosion in Beirut.
The aftermath of a massive explosion in Beirut.Hassan Ammar/Associated Press

A massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday, causing widespread injuries and damage. Here are images and video from the scene.

A man removed religious icons from the floor of a damaged church a day after an explosion hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, on Wednesday.
A man removed religious icons from the floor of a damaged church a day after an explosion hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, on Wednesday.Hussein Malla/Associated Press
Rescue workers and security officers work at the scene of on Wednesday.
Rescue workers and security officers work at the scene of on Wednesday.Hussein Malla/Associated Press
A man rode his motorcycle flashing a victory sign while passing a house destroyed by Tuesday's massive explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, on Wednesday.
A man rode his motorcycle flashing a victory sign while passing a house destroyed by Tuesday's massive explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, on Wednesday.Hussein Malla/Associated Press
Cars lined on one of the damaged roads. a day after a massive explosion hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. Residents of Beirut awoke to a scene of utter devastation on Wednesday, a day after a massive explosion at the port sent shock waves across the Lebanese capital, killing at least 100 people and wounding thousands. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Cars lined on one of the damaged roads. a day after a massive explosion hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. Residents of Beirut awoke to a scene of utter devastation on Wednesday, a day after a massive explosion at the port sent shock waves across the Lebanese capital, killing at least 100 people and wounding thousands. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)Hussein Malla/Associated Press
Hussein Malla/Associated Press
Firefighter doused a blaze at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut.
Firefighter doused a blaze at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut.AFP via Getty Images
The aftermath of a massive explosion is seen in Beirut.
The aftermath of a massive explosion is seen in Beirut.Hassan Ammar/Associated Press
A helicopter put out a fire at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut.
A helicopter put out a fire at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut.AFP via Getty Images
Security forces gathered at the site of an explosion in the Lebanese capital Beirut.
Security forces gathered at the site of an explosion in the Lebanese capital Beirut.ANWAR AMRO/AFP via Getty Images
A wounded man is helped by a fireman near the scene of an explosion in Beirut.
A wounded man is helped by a fireman near the scene of an explosion in Beirut.ANWAR AMRO/AFP via Getty Images


This story will be updated.

Firefighters evacuated a wounded man from the scene of an explosion at the port in Beirut.
Firefighters evacuated a wounded man from the scene of an explosion at the port in Beirut.ANWAR AMRO/AFP via Getty Images
The scene of an explosion at the port in the Lebanese capital Beirut.
The scene of an explosion at the port in the Lebanese capital Beirut.AFP via Getty Images
The scene of an explosion at the port in Beirut.
The scene of an explosion at the port in Beirut.AFP via Getty Images

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