Aerial footage shows devastating impact of Beirut explosion

Aerial footage filmed the day after the massive explosion in Beirut shows the full scale of the destruction caused by the blast.

Rescue operations continued as dawn broke in Lebanon’s capital on Wednesday morning, hours after the blast which flattened much of the city’s port.

It struck with the force of a 3.5 magnitude earthquake and was felt as far away as Cyprus more than 200 kilometres (180 miles) across the Mediterranean.

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