A massive explosion that shook Beirut on Tuesday killed at least 100 people and wounded more than 4,000, according to the Lebanese Red Cross.
Initially, smoke could be seen billowing from Beirut’s port. Many people in Lebanon’s capital city filmed it on their cellphones — so when the larger white explosion occurred, that horrific moment was caught on video from numerous angles.
The blast shook Beirut with the force of a 3.5 magnitude earthquake, according to Germany’s geosciences center GFZ. Although President Donald Trump said the blast looked like “an attack,” Lebanese officials have indicated it may have been due to thousands of tons of ammonium nitrate stored there.
Here are seven videos that show the explosion from different parts of the city: