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#81 Post by chaos » Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:07 pm


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#82 Post by Pandemonium » Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:29 pm

That was no fireworks factory explosion. Officials have already revised the story and now say the building was storing "highly explosive materials” seized by the government years ago. Warehoused in the heart of the city near the country's busiest port, no less. IMO, this was some sort of chemical materials explosion. Some of the clips, it looks almost like a small nuclear bomb went off.



This is a comparable (night time) explosion in China in a building illegally storing dangerous chemicals in a populated urban area from 2015 that is equally jaw-dropping. The person who shot the very first clip in this video compilation (the first 15 seconds) was actually live streaming the fire several blocks away. When the building exploded, he was literally vaporized in the blast, his body and phone/camera were never recovered.


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#83 Post by Pandemonium » Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:46 am

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#84 Post by mockbee » Wed Aug 05, 2020 9:00 am

Just glad it doesn't appear to be terrorist activity.



I really want to go to Lebanon/Beirut.

Was researching details before COVID hit..... :wavesad:

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#85 Post by Larry B. » Wed Aug 05, 2020 9:38 am

Absolutely brutal. If I'd been there watching that, I'd have thought it was a nuclear blast. That "shape" of the explosion and the expanding wave are drilled into my brain as "nuclear blast".

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#86 Post by mockbee » Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:08 am






https://twitter.com/i/status/1291037496919261185


holy shit. I knew it was coming and that was still terrifying............... :scared:

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#87 Post by Pandemonium » Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:11 am

Here's a handful of video clips, some pretty close to the blast. Interesting observation - for a city that's ravaged by CoronaVirus, virtually no one wears a mask.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/wor ... 297518001/

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#88 Post by Pandemonium » Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:20 am

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