A huge explosion in Beirut, Lebanon looks like “the end of the world” to locals on Twitter.  The cause of the explosion is not clear. Over 25 people have died and 2,500 have been injured. Authorities believe the number will go up as many are buried beneath the rubble.

The first video below captures the explosion as it happened.

The video shows the force and the massive size of the explosion:

Ahmer  Khan tweeted: This looks like the end of the world in Lebanon.

Shocking first video emerges after the Beirut explosion.


More video of the city street in Beirut after the massive explosion:

More video from the immediate aftermath:

It is being reported that people are being turned away from the completely overwhelmed hospitals in Beirut.

Complete devastation.

This is a developing story. We will be updating as information comes in today.

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