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NASA maps Beirut blast damage in high-precision image

NASA’s Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team used satellite-derived synthetic aperture radar data to map the likely extent of damage from a massive explosion. The data from space shows ground surface changes from before and after a major event like an earthquake. In this case, it has been used …

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Over 70 killed, thousands injured as huge explosions rock Beirut

The blasts rocked the Port of Beirut, shaking buildings all over the city while causing massive casualties and damage. The number of casualties were expected to rise as the counting continued. The causes of the blasts remained unknown, but Lebanese Interior Minister Mohammad Fahmi said that the explosive chemicals stored …

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