“The aftermath of the explosion in the port of Beirut on August 4, 2020,” reads the caption to the photo.
The aftermath of an explosion in the port of Beirut on August 4, 2020. Photo from the Russian satellite for Earth remote sensing "Kanopus-V" pic.twitter.com/JW5A6J4fy0- ROSCOSMOS (@roscosmos) August 5, 2020
A powerful explosion occurred on August 4 in the area of the seaport of Beirut near the naval base. According to local authorities, the cause of the tragedy was the detonation of 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate confiscated by customs services, which were stored in the warehouse.
According to the latest data, the explosion killed 113 people.
The Lebanese government has declared a two-week state of emergency in Beirut following an explosion in the city's port.