Lebanese capital rocked by huge explosion


Lebanese officials comparing the power of the explosions in Beirut to that of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima baby sister Donna Miller has more from Jerusalem. Lebanon's health minister says at least 2500 people have been injured and 25 killed in the massive explosions that destroyed much of Beirut's port and wreaked havoc on buildings across the capital for several miles, the prime minister now declaring Wednesday, a national day of mourning the death toll certain To rise. Security officials say the blast may have begun in an old confiscated weapons warehouse. Israel, which has indicated it was not involved in the blast, says it has offered humanitarian and medical aid to Beirut. Giordano Miller, ABC NEWS

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