Beirut Residents Clean Up Streets After Explosion Rocks City

People took to the streets of Beirut, Lebanon, on August 5 to clean up the destruction left by a massive explosion near the city’s downtown area.

Lebanon declared a two-week state of emergency a day after the blast killed at least 135 people and injured 5,000, according to local media.

Relief packages have been announced by other countries to help assist in the wake of the disaster, including a reported $6.6 million package from the United Kingdom. Credit: gaellemoujaber via Storyful