Beirut Blast: Terrified father tries to save his son from explosion; spine-chilling video goes viral
Lebanon’s capital city, Beirut witnessed a massive explosion on Tuesday and killed over 70 people and left over 3,000 injured. The impact of the blast was so high that huge buildings were collapsed and sent the shock waves across the city.
Citizens have shared several videos of an explosion, which showed buildings rattling and glasses windows were broken.
However, the exact reason behind the blast is yet to be ascertained. But, the state officials are assuming that the explosion happened due to the storage of highly explosive materials in a warehouse for over 6 years. Police are probing the matter.
The videos of the incident have left netizens stunned and everyone is praying for the citizens of Beirut.
One such terrifying video has surfaced the Internet which showed how a father tried to save his son after his building shaken due to the explosion.
The father was trying his best to keep his son safe.
In the CCTV footage, the man can be seen carrying his son in his arms. He was so helpless that he was running hither and thither in a bid to protect his child from being hurt.
A father doing his absolute best to protect his son from the explosion in Beirut..— 2020 Predictions (@2020concepts) August 4, 2020
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The heart-wrenching video has left many teary-eyed.
In the wake of the incident, Lebanese President Michel Aoun declared a three-day mourning period and also announced the release of emergency funds.