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A picture shows damaged buildings in Beirut on August 10, 2020, in the aftermath of a colossal explosion that occurred days prior due to a huge pile of ammonium nitrate that had languished for years at a port warehouse. The huge chemical explosion that hit Beirut's port, devastating large parts of the Lebanese capital and claiming over 150 lives, left a 43-metre (141 foot) deep crater, a security official said. The blast Tuesday, which was felt across the country and as far as the island of Cyprus, was recorded by the sensors of the American Institute of Geophysics (USGS) as having the power of a magnitude 3.3 earthquake. Photo by Marwan Tahtah