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The Day After the Massive Explosion in Beirut Reveals More Suffering and Damage

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It’s the day after a massive explosion rocked the city of Beirut and the story continues to unfold as more information becomes available.

The death toll has increased to at least 100 and the injury count to 4000 … with those numbers expected to rise as hundreds of people are reporting missing loved ones.

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⚠️WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES⚠️ CLICK THE LINK IN OUR BIO TO SUPPORT OUR NEW FUNDRAISER TO HELP THE VICTIMS HERE! The death toll from the massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon is now 78 with nearly 4,000 people injured along with all hospitals being overwhelmed as more and more victims seek medical treatment. Earlier reports blamed a fireworks factory for the explosion, but now Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab says the cause of the explosion was 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate being inadvertently stored for six years in a warehouse. So, apparently this deadly explosion was a tragic accident, but officials have not entirely ruled out foul play as ammonium nitrate, used as a fertilizer, was also used in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. Either way, this explosion generated seismic waves equivalent of a magnitude 3.3 earthquake and was felt as far away as Cyprus, hundreds of miles away, and this tragedy is devastating to Lebanon which was already suffering under a number of major economic crises. WE MUST ALL JOIN IN THE RELIEF EFFORT! Please click the link in our bio to help and share this post/fundraiser with your followers and tag people, celebrities, influencers and news media who need to see it too — lets all work together to help the victims of this tragedy and their families, as all donations, great and small, are most appreciated! We’ve already begun talking with several local charities in Lebanon and just like our Yemen fundraiser we will be donating 100% of funds raised to help the most people possible! #beirut #lebanon #prayforlebanon #karmagawa

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The blast leveled a port, destroyed buildings, and sent shockwaves that were felt as far away as Cyprus, 120 miles away.

Efforts to treat the injured have been hampered as hospitals are among the damaged buildings.

In response, Lebanon’s Health Minister Hamad Hassan is coordinating an emergency plan with other countries to construct up to 8 field hospitals in the city.

The Lebanese Red Cross will set up shelters and will supply food and hygiene kits for families.

The U.K. and France are expected to send in search-and-rescue teams to go through the extensive damage and rubble.

The damage resulting from the blast extends to over half the city and up to 300,000 people are left homeless … Beirut’s governor estimates between $3 to $5 billion worth of damage.

The Karmagawa community is heartbroken for the people of Beirut and we want to do what we can to help.

We’re looking to raise $250,000 to help the victims and families that are affected by this explosion … and you can donate with us at this link.

There are still a lot of people missing and Lebanon’s leaders are asking for any International help they can get.

Let’s show them that we care.

Please don’t think that any donation is too small. If we all give a little, together we can give A LOT.

Again, the donation link is here.

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What do you think about what the people in Beirut are going through? Leave a comment below.

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