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US News Isabelle Adjani "devastated": she lost a friend in the explosions in Beirut

15:48  05 august  2020
15:48  05 august  2020 Source:   allocine.fr

Explosions in Beirut: who is this man who burst into tears live?

 Explosions in Beirut: who is this man who burst into tears live? © Zuma Press / Bestimage Explosions in Beirut: who is this man who burst into tears live? On Tuesday, the capital of Lebanon was hit by a double explosion, killing many and injuring thousands. Marwan Abboud could not hide his grief from journalists. "It's a national disaster", such were the first words of the governor of Beirut . This Tuesday, strong explosions shook the capital of Lebanon . The port district, the nerve center of the country, has was destroyed by the blast.

Aftermath of an explosion in Beirut . ©Sputnik / Mikhail Alaeddin. The powerful eruption devastated entire neighborhoods and affected roughly half of the city, Governor Marwan Abboud told local and international media. Beirut port, where the blast originated, is an important piece of infrastructure

The scene of the explosion that devastated the capital of Beirut last night. Rescuers worked throughout the night to look for survivors. Pictures shows the scene of an explosion at the port in the Lebanese capital Beirut , which lay waste to surrounding buildings.

Isabelle Adjani © Veeren Ramsamy-Christophe Clovis / Bestimage Isabelle Adjani "devastated": she lost a friend in the explosions in Beirut This Tuesday, August 4, a deadly double explosion struck Beirut, the capital of Lebanon. On Instagram, Isabelle Adjani announced that she had lost one of her close friends.

The city has fallen into chaos. This Tuesday, August 4, at the end of the day, a double explosion took place in the port of Beirut, capital of Lebanon. On Instagram, Isabelle Adjani - of which some projects have been thwarted this year - spoke with great pain about this tragedy which took away one of her friends. In the caption of a photo of the two women, we read: "She just died in the blasts. She leaves three children. I am devastated for my Lebanese friends. » A message posted in tribute to Hala Tayah, a famous jeweler in her country. On the Instagram photos of Hala Tayah, we can see a smiling woman, who spoke of Isabelle Adjani, whom some nevertheless consider to be an diva, in these terms: "Wonderful Isabelle .... Isabelle Adjani or love before everything… ”

Explosions in Beirut. The STL verdict on the Hariri attack postponed

 Explosions in Beirut. The STL verdict on the Hariri attack postponed © REUTERS / Xavier Lhospice Rafic Hariri leaving the Élysée Palace on February 27, 2001. The judgment in the trial of four men accused of having participated in the assassination of Rafic Hariri will not be returned on Friday, announces the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL). In the aftermath of the explosion which left at least 135 dead in Beirut (Lebanon), the court said it was postponing this rendering "in order to respect the three-day national mourning" in the country.

The big explosion happened because a huge cache of confiscated ammonium nitrate was stored near those fireworks. That's the same stuff that leveled the Oklahoma City federal building in '95. Yeah I live in Lebanon and I felt the shockwave in a different city a little less than 45 km away from Beirut .

An enormous explosion sent shock waves across Lebanon on Tuesday, killing more than 70 people Vivian Yee, a correspondent for The New York Times, was at home in Beirut when two explosions This is her first-person account of what happened. I was just about to look at a video a friend had

According to a provisional assessment drawn up by the Lebanese Red Cross, the double exposure left at least 100 dead and 4,000 injured. The blasts caused an earthquake throughout the city. Windows in homes and businesses were blown out. The explosions - due to an incident in an ammonium nitrate stockpile - were felt throughout the city, but also as far as Cyprus, an island more than 200 km away.

The tears of the governor

Facing the journalists, Marwan Abboud, the governor of Beirut, could not hold back his tears thinking of all the victims and their families. “We don't know how we're going to recover. We have to stay strong and we have to be courageous, but our people have been through so much, ”he said in order to remain optimistic in the face of Sky News cameras. Prime Minister Hassan Diab has declared a day of national mourning for all Lebanese.

Explosions in Beirut: "I remember a wave coming over us like in the movies" .
© Screenshot France 24 Beirutis facing their devastated city. Wounded and traumatized by the double explosion of August 4, Beirutis tell France 24 how they experienced the two explosions when they thought they were witnessing a fire. Testimonials. From his balcony, Imad Khalil started filming and broadcasting live on social networks, which was then just a fire. Until explosions. "I was quietly filming, I thought it was fireworks and a simple fire, tells the living in Beirut to France 24 .

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