A huge new fire has broken out at the Beirut port near the location of an earlier explosion that destroyed much of the area last month:
— Larissa Aoun (@LarissaAounSky) September 10, 2020
A different view:
— CNW (@ConflictsW) September 10, 2020
“It’s causing a panic all across Beirut”:
— Aya Majzoub (@Aya_Majzoub) September 10, 2020
Early reports are it may be a tire fire:
Lebanese army: A fire broke out in a warehouse of tires in the free market in the port of Beirut, and the fire extinguishing operations have begun, and army helicopters will take part in extinguishing it
— Ragıp Soylu (@ragipsoylu) September 10, 2020
But there’s speculation that the fire was set intentionally to cover up evidence of last month’s blast:
— Sama Dizayee (@samadizayee) September 10, 2020
We’ll keep you posted.
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