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These 5 Before & After Images Of Beirut Reveal The Devastating Damage Caused By The Recent Explosion

By now, you must be aware of the tragic incident that happened in Beirut in Lebanon on August 2 when tonnes of ammonium nitrate exploded near a port ruining everything around and far from it. The explosion killed as many as 100+ people and left 4000+ injured.

Live reports showed the extent of explosion for it turned the land into a war zone like scenery, which takes Lebanon back a few years into its development.

Soon after, various agencies joined in to share before and after images of Beirut and they talk for themselves. Have a look:

These two images, when compared, show that the entire land under the warehouse that had stored ammonium nitrate inside it disappeared due to the explosion.

The buildings were ruined and boats overturned. It is said that the explosion was 20% of what Hisromia atom bomb was like.

The authorities investigating the matter say that ammonium nitrate was left unattended in the warehouse for years.

“When disaster strikes, VHR satellite imagery can provide critical information for emergency relief operations to evaluate the extent of damage and get an entire overview of the scene,” explained the Managing Director of European Space Imaging, Adrian Zevenbergen.

Here’s a video comparing the various satellite images before and after the explosion

Various other channels also shared pictures comparing the recent state of Lebanon with its past.

These drone shoots also speak volumes about the devastation left behind by the explosion in Lebanon’s capital.

Also Read: Like The Band In Titanic: Grandma Plays Piano After Beirut Blast Sharing Hope In Harsh Times

Pray for Lebanon.

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