Beirut explosion: Lebanon PM promises to punish those behind the blast


A massive explosion in Lebanon's capital Beirut has killed at least 78 people and injured thousands more as a shockwave devastated the city. The explosion happened at a port warehouse where about 2,700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate has been stored for years. Hospitals are overwhelmed. Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab says the explosion happened at a "dangerous" warehouse - and those responsible will pay the price. Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #Lebanon #BeirutExplosion #BeirutBlast

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