A massive explosion was caught on video near the port in Beirut, Lebanon a few moments ago:

Early reports are that there were fireworks in this warehouse:

Update: It does look like fireworks are going off in the shot. Wait for the end:

And the aftermath:

Smoke was reported before the explosion which is probably why we have so many videos of it:

Other shots of ground zero:

People near the blast are reporting damage:


We’ll keep you posted.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated.