Huge Beirut explosion shatters windows across Lebanese capital

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I'm not sure they would ever take that risk with that many civilian casualties especially when there are Jewish people living there as well ?
I was just spitballing. Plus, I don't discount for a second that there are bad actors in Israeli intelligence capable of this type of black op. Not impugning Israel at all, just that all major intelligence services seem to have rogue elements.
 

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Thinking more I would also expand on my theory. It 100% looks like a fireworks fire at first (and closer video you can hear them going off..very distinct fireworks fire)..then BOOM...that fire hit something.

I bet there was a fireworks plant/storage/shipping area, I bet the fire started there, then expanded and hit and accidentally/purposefully ? exposed (in a major explosion) an illegal military arms smuggling operation that was being done via fireworks shipments and housed in the same location
 

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When the fire first started it was all white smoke and you could see and hear the fireworks exploding (middle pic smoke).

Then you see the spot where the fireworks fire hit something and it went up in a huge RED cloud and sent out a shock wave heard 140+ miles away and registered over 4 on seismographs 70km away

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Whatever it was, that is one of the coolest videos I"ve ever seen. Sucks for those hurt or killed obviously, but wow, what a terrifying sight.
 

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This is the cargo the officials in Beirut are saying exploded. This cargo was seized and put in a warehouse on the docks in 2013. They are trying to say it has been there for 7 years

but 2,750 tons of ammo nitrate would cause that kind of explosion.

only 2 tons of it was used in the OKC bombing
 

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what about the cars in front of him going back and forth in front of that wall? Many of those people had to have died . I mean it ripped that entire building apart like 3 blocks past them
Scary stuff man. I wonder how the power of that blast compares to the Murrah Bombing?

Edit: wow you just answered it above perhaps...
 

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Reports in international Agriculture sources saying the huge grain silos next to the explosion were the strategic grain storage for the entire country of Lebanon and the entire countries strategic food supply was destroyed.

Calls upon agriculture producers to respond to help rebuild food supply quickly

https://twitter.com/JohnSimpsonNews/status/1290759888696758275
 
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