Shocking drone footage show's Beirut blast devastation

Drone footage shows the devastation caused by an explosion in the port area of Beirut on Tuesday.

Lebanese officials said around 145 people were killed and 5,000 were injured in the explosion.

President Michel Aoun said the explosion was caused by 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored unsafely in a warehouse in the port area of the city.

This video shows drone footage of the ruined Port of Beirut and parts of the city's downtown from above and on the ground.