Explosions as Fireworks Depot Goes Up in Flames near Kuwait Embassy

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A blaze broke out Friday in a fireworks depot near the Kuwaiti embassy in the capital Beirut.

Civil defense firefighters struggled to contain the flames as the sounds of explosions echoed across the area.

Meanwhile, Voice of Lebanon Radio (93.3) quoted civil defense sources as saying that the fire was “huge but limited to a specific area.”

“The building has been evacuated and no casualties have been reported so far,” the sources added.

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Thumb mrbrain almost 9 years

They should ban fireworks..period.