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In pics | Beirut's residents left with unfit homes to live in after massive explosion

Residents of Lebanese capital were left with homes unfit to live in. Around 6,200 buildings are estimated to be damaged.

The gigantic explosion in Beirut on August 4 tore through homes, blowing off doors, windows and toppling cupboards. Dozens were trapped under the wreckage and those who survived still cannot believe that they did. Residents of Lebanese capital were left with homes unfit to live in. Around 6,200 buildings are estimated to be damaged. (Image: Reuters)

The gigantic explosion in Beirut on August 4 tore through homes, blowing off doors, windows and toppling cupboards. Dozens were trapped under the wreckage and those who survived still cannot believe that they did. Residents of Lebanese capital were left with homes unfit to live in. Around 6,200 buildings are estimated to be damaged. (Image: Reuters)

Found Armali sits inside his destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Fouad Armali sits inside his destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Fares Khalife poses for a photograph outside his destroyed apartment and shop after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Fares Khalife poses for a photograph outside his destroyed apartment and shop after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

George Abdo poses for a photograph inside his destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

George Abdo poses for a photograph inside his destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Mona Al Chami poses for a photograph inside her destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Mona Al Chami poses for a photograph inside her destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Hasan Al Armali holds a wall clock that was stoped working at the time of the explosion in the seaport of Beirut, poses for a photograph at his bedroom inside his destroyed apartment, in Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Hasan Al Armali holds a wall clock that stopped working at the time of the explosion in the seaport of Beirut, poses for a photograph at his bedroom inside his destroyed apartment, in Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Fouad Armali smokes water-pipe in his destroyed apartment at Gemmayzeh neighborhood, which suffered extensive damage from the explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Fouad Armali smokes water-pipe in his destroyed apartment at Gemmayzeh neighborhood, which suffered extensive damage from the explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Farah Mahmoud, wrapped in Lebanese national flag, checks her parents destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Farah Mahmoud, wrapped in Lebanese national flag, checks her parents destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Waleed Mokbel poses for a photograph inside his destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Waleed Mokbel poses for a photograph inside his destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Alain Shoucair poses for a photograph as he holds his broken guitar at his destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Alain Shoucair poses for a photograph as he holds his broken guitar at his destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Sandrine Zeinoun poses for a photograph inside her destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Sandrine Zeinoun poses for a photograph inside her destroyed apartment after explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Said Al Assaad poses for a photograph inside his grandfather's destroyed villa after Tuesday's explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

Said Al Assaad poses for a photograph inside his grandfather's destroyed villa after Tuesday's explosion in the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, August 6. (Image: AP/Hassan Ammar)

First Published on Aug 9, 2020 06:43 pm
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