A video going viral on social media shows how people in Beirut are happy after some survivors were rescued from the rubble of the blast yesterday.
A moment of hope and celebration in Beirut. People cheer and clap as a survivor is rescued from rubble:
Rescue workers are continuing to search through rubble at the port, according to the civil defence director-general, Raymond Khattar, who said it is believed people remain trapped.
There is concern that the damaged structures are unstable and at risk of collapsing, MTV News reported. So far, six bodies have been recovered from inside the port and three from the sea. Many more remain missing.
Sources told MTV that members of the army, intelligence, and Beirut fire brigade were present at the scene when the explosion happened.
Source: The Guardian