Beirut Blast: Bridal photoshoot interrupts after massive explosions; hair-raising moment captures in video
Beirut explosions visuals have jolted people across the world. The horrifying visuals on social media showed the devastation caused by the two massive explosions near a port. The intensity of the blast can be determined by seeing the white smoke rose like a mushroom in the sky and the chaos on the streets.
According to the Guardian, the blasts have killed at least 135 people and injured over 4,000, with an unknown number, feared trapped under the debris.
The impact of the Beirut blast still in the minds of many people and social media has been filled with several hair-raising videos. One such video surfaced the Internet which just looks like a film scene and has thrilled many people.
The video is of a wedding shoot and the bride was posing in her beautiful white gown. However, her happiness turned into a nightmare after the explosions interrupted the bridal photoshoot.
The photographer Mahmoud Nakib panned his camera and recorded the surroundings. However, the bride and other people were seen running for safety.
The sound of ambulance sirens and the shoveling of glass and wreckage could be heard in the video.
Surreal.— Azad Essa (@azadessa) August 4, 2020
After the blast, the Lebanese government announced a two-week state of emergency. The government announced the measure during a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. An investigation was launched on how 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored at the port for years.