At least 50 people have died and thousands are reportedly injured following a huge explosion in Beirut.
Lebanon’s health minister confirmed the news following the massive explosions which rocked the country’s capital earlier today.
The cause of the explosion remains unknown, however local media are suggesting it was caused by a fire at a fireworks factory.
The monstrous explosion devastated much of the city, blowing out windows of apartments as far as 10km away from the site of the explosion.
Other residents claim that their ceilings collapsed.
Our thoughts go out to all those affected by this horrible tragedy.