A UAE satellite has captured a before and after of the impact of the Beirut blast at the city’s port.
The images captured were from 600km into orbit
The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre in Dubai shared the images captured by the KhalifaSat on Twitter and also sent its wishes to those in Beirut who are struggling with the aftermath of the explosion.
Beirut Port: Before and After
These 2 pictures were taken by Khalifa Sat before and after the blast that took place in Beirut on August 4, resulting in severe damage.
We hope that our brothers and sisters in Lebanon overcome these difficult times. pic.twitter.com/xxHxXF5vJC
— MBR Space Centre (@MBRSpaceCentre) August 6, 2020
The deadly blast has left at least 145 dead, 5,000 injured, and destroyed much of the Lebanese capital. Most shops remained closed and many roads and bridges have been destroyed.