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    Before and After Photos of Beirut Port from UAE Khalifa Satellite

    Last August 4, Beirut, Lebanon suffered a massive explosion in the capital’s port area which left dozens dead and thousands injured. The said cause of the blast was due to ammonium nitrate found in the port area.

    While investigations are ongoing below are some photos taken from the United Arab Emirate’s Khalifa satellite as shared by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre’s Twitter page.

    The photos show a Before and After shot of Beirut’s port area.

    Beirut before blast
    Beirut’s port area before the blast. Image: Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre

    Beirut's port area after the blast
    Beirut’s port area after the blast. Image: Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre

    Below is a close-up and chilling video of the blast that left thousands injured and dozens killed.