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Explosion in Beirut Seen from Space

Explosion in Beirut Seen from Space

On 4 August 2020, there was a huge explosion in the port of Beirut. The scale of the accident was so large that the damage could be seen from the satellite orbit around Earth. The European Sentinel satellites, operating under the Copernicus programme, took pictures illustrating the enormity of the damage. Just after the explosion in the port warehouse, pictures began to circulate showing the moment of the explosion.

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