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Huge Explosion in Beirut

Postby Banedon » Tue Aug 04, 2020 4:12 pm

Wowwwww.



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Postby Banedon » Tue Aug 04, 2020 4:18 pm

Another crazy video of it...

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Re: Huge Explosion in Beruit

Postby Tryptamine » Tue Aug 04, 2020 4:49 pm

That shockwave blew the tops off buildings half a mile plus away. That's absolutely crazy.
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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Tue Aug 04, 2020 4:59 pm

So many conflicting reports and speculation about what caused this. Something about another smaller explosion at another location?
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Re: Huge Explosion in Beruit

Postby jersey cubs fan » Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:00 pm

JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:So many conflicting reports and speculation about what caused this. Something about another smaller explosion at another location?

that's atomic
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Re: Huge Explosion in Beruit

Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:15 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:
JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:So many conflicting reports and speculation about what caused this. Something about another smaller explosion at another location?

that's atomic

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Re: Huge Explosion in Beruit

Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:32 pm

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Re: Huge Explosion in Beruit

Postby minnesotacubsfan » Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:39 pm

the dust created from handling grain is super explosive, more so then TNT can be because of how fine the particles are. They happen in grain silos in the midwest from time to time. This looks like a grain explosion.
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Postby CyHawk_Cub » Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:14 pm

^^^their pants are getting tight over the prospect of again donning their riot gear and cosplaying Starship Troopers
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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:20 pm

This is the closest vid to the explosion I've seen.

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Re: Huge Explosion in Beruit

Postby Banedon » Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:38 pm

JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:This is the closest vid to the explosion I've seen.



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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:42 pm

...I don't understand. Was that the first explosion? I don't see how someone that close by could continue to hold a phone being that close to the 2nd explosion.
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Re: Huge Explosion in Beruit

Postby Banedon » Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:44 pm

JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:...I don't understand. Was that the first explosion? I don't see how someone that close by could continue to hold a phone being that close to the 2nd explosion.


I don't see any indication that they held on to it. I'm pretty sure that phone is being taken for a ride. I'm just amazed the person lived to upload it.
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Re: Huge Explosion in Beruit

Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:48 pm

Banedon wrote:
JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:...I don't understand. Was that the first explosion? I don't see how someone that close by could continue to hold a phone being that close to the 2nd explosion.


I don't see any indication that they held on to it. I'm pretty sure that phone is being taken for a ride. I'm just amazed the person lived to upload it.

I think the explosion in your video is the explosion that happens EXACTLY where my video starts.
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Postby minnesotacubsfan » Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:59 pm

JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:
Banedon wrote:
JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:...I don't understand. Was that the first explosion? I don't see how someone that close by could continue to hold a phone being that close to the 2nd explosion.


I don't see any indication that they held on to it. I'm pretty sure that phone is being taken for a ride. I'm just amazed the person lived to upload it.

I think the explosion in your video is the explosion that happens EXACTLY where my video starts.


It was the same larger explosion. in your video, you can see the flash charges going off right before the big explosion, just as you can in Banedons video

it looks like someone set this to go off like a bomb, using the grain dust and some flash charges to make it go.
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Re: Huge Explosion in Beruit

Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:05 pm

minnesotacubsfan wrote:
JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:
Banedon wrote:
I don't see any indication that they held on to it. I'm pretty sure that phone is being taken for a ride. I'm just amazed the person lived to upload it.

I think the explosion in your video is the explosion that happens EXACTLY where my video starts.


It was the same larger explosion. in your video, you can see the flash charges going off right before the big explosion, just as you can in Banedons video

it looks like someone set this to go off like a bomb, using the grain dust and some flash charges to make it go.

I still disagree, and I don't know why you are so sure. The fireworks were going off the whole time. ...a firework warehouse was on fire, afterall.
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Re: Huge Explosion in Beruit

Postby minnesotacubsfan » Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:08 pm

JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:
minnesotacubsfan wrote:
JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:I think the explosion in your video is the explosion that happens EXACTLY where my video starts.


It was the same larger explosion. in your video, you can see the flash charges going off right before the big explosion, just as you can in Banedons video

it looks like someone set this to go off like a bomb, using the grain dust and some flash charges to make it go.

I still disagree, and I don't know why you are so sure. The fireworks were going off the whole time. ...a firework warehouse was on fire, afterall.



I'm not sure it was the same one, I'm guessing and you could be right. but I also missed there was a fireworks factory next to a grain silo. nice city planning there, Beruit
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Postby cl smooth » Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:13 pm

JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:
minnesotacubsfan wrote:
JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:I think the explosion in your video is the explosion that happens EXACTLY where my video starts.


It was the same larger explosion. in your video, you can see the flash charges going off right before the big explosion, just as you can in Banedons video

it looks like someone set this to go off like a bomb, using the grain dust and some flash charges to make it go.

I still disagree, and I don't know why you are so sure. The fireworks were going off the whole time. ...a firework warehouse was on fire, afterall.


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Re: Huge Explosion in Beruit

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Postby big ball chunky time » Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:53 pm

JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:This is the closest vid to the explosion I've seen.



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Re: Huge Explosion in Beruit

Postby Banedon » Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:14 pm

So the PM of Lebanon says the explosion was the result of 2750 TONS of ammonium nitrate that had been stored there for 6 years. The explosion was the equivalent of a 1.1 kiloton nuclear warhead (minus the radiation, obviously).

For reference, the OKC bombing was 2 tons of ammonium nitrate.
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