A fire in Beirut which is said to have been started by welders repairing a hole in a building, has resulting in a massive explosion. Killing over 100 people and injuring over 4,000 more.

Besides that, the explosion also destroyed a huge area of the city, leaving just rubble behind.

Here are some pictures of the city before the explosion (left) and after (right). The images were taken by the Maxar’s WorldView-3 satellite.

The images below are of the Beirut port.

Photo credits – Maxar’s WorldView-3 satellite

Photo credits – Maxar’s WorldView-3 satellite

This is a more zoomed in picture of the port which shows furthermore in detail the damage and devastation that the explosion has caused.

Photo credits – Maxar’s WorldView-3 satellite

Photo credits – Maxar’s WorldView-3 satellite

These images show another area around the Beirut port showing a docked ship before and after the explosion.

Photo credits – Maxar’s WorldView-3 satellite
Photo credits – Maxar’s WorldView-3 satellite