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Dane in Beirut got the windows shattered by the pressure from the explosion

Danish Amanda Flyvbjerg was Tuesday afternoon in the time with schoolwork, as her apartment in Beirut in Lebanon began to shake.

- So went there for a few seconds, there came a very loud explosion, and then jumped my windows, she says.

She is right now in the lebanese capital and reporting on the chaotic conditions after Tuesday has been a powerful explosion.

Even though she lives a few kilometers away from the port area, where the explosion took place, was the pressure from the explosion so large that it has led to significant devastation.

the Area where the explosion happened, looks like a war zone, says Amanda Flyvbjerg.

- I live in the district of Hamra. On the street I live, is windows in most of the buildings exploded.

- There are several hundred wounded. There is as yet no official reports on how many are dead, but there are many who can not get a hold of people they know who work down at the port, she says.

An explosion on Tuesday rocked the residents of Lebanon's capital, Beirut. Photo: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters

She has spoken with a friend in a hospital, which reports a lot of pressure and many injured.

In the beginning there was fear that there was a terrorist attack or a bomb, says Amanda Flyvbjerg, and it created panic.

A news agency in Lebanon, writes that there has been an explosion on a large fyrværkerilager, reports the american tv station CNN on its website. This information is not immediately confirmed by the authorities.

Amanda Flyvbjerg has not yet even heard anything from neither the lebanese nor Danish authorities.

According to the doctor - and sikkerhedskilder is at least ten killed and many wounded by the explosion, just as Lebanon's health minister has appeared on lebanese tv and commented on the situation.

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