Sabahat Ali, Mexico
While it was not a nuclear blast, Tuesday’s Beirut explosions served as an unapologetic reminder to the world of the devastating carnage that weapons of mass destruction can entail. People quickly took to Twitter, calling the blast reminiscent of a small nuclear explosion. A smoking building warped into a devouring monster of relentless energy and flames within a second. The blast radius was recorded from numerous angles: smartphones, dashcams, security footage. Even a bridal shoot happening at the time recorded the unceasing torque of the explosion. Everything in its way was either hurled back or decimated.
First-hand eyewitnesses remark that it was the deadliest explosion they have ever seen…
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