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Beirut explosions: what happened?

Beirut explosions: what happened?
The blasts that tore through Lebanon's capital with the force of an earthquake, killing more than 100 people and injuring over 4,000, resulted from the ignition of a huge depot of ammonium nitrate at Beirut's port, officials say. A look at how the events unfolded and the struggles ahead. Follow Rappler for the latest news in the Philippines and across the globe. Support independent journalism. Help us stay free and independent of political pressure and commercial interests: _____________________________________________________________________ Follow Rappler on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - YouTube - SoundCloud - Google+ - Tumblr -