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Old 7 August 2020, 19:04
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Just out of curiosity for the guys in the know....is this the level of destruction that a small nuke would deliver??
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Old 7 August 2020, 20:03
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Depends on whether you mean current or past. They're estimating an outside explosive force of 500 tons, so that's 0.5 KT yield. In the past, we've had small/tactical nukes like the W54 (10 ton to 1KT) or the M-388 round (10-20 ton), so yes, it's bigger than the smallest nukes possible (10-20 tons means you're using the smallest practical fissionable mass), but nowhere near even the larger tactical nukes.
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Old 8 August 2020, 18:08
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https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.was...outputType=amp
Looks like the port isn’t the only thing blowing up in Beirut. Wonder if those “symbolic” gallows will remain rgat way...
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Old 8 August 2020, 22:11
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Looks like the port isn’t the only thing blowing up in Beirut. Wonder if those “symbolic” gallows will remain rgat way...
"Resign or Hang". If I were the Lebanese PM that "or Hang" part would definitely get my attention.
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Old 8 August 2020, 23:37
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"Resign or Hang". If I were the Lebanese PM that "or Hang" part would definitely get my attention.
It should be aimed squarely at Nasrallah, not the PM.
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Old 10 August 2020, 00:34
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4K Slo-mo video of the blast. Plays regular speed, then repeats in slo-mo. Incredible.

https://www.newsflare.com/video/3718...4k-slow-motion
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Old 10 August 2020, 01:53
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4K Slo-mo video of the blast. Plays regular speed, then repeats in slo-mo. Incredible.

https://www.newsflare.com/video/3718...4k-slow-motion
Thank you for sharing this.
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Old 10 August 2020, 02:47
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This looks like it was filmed on one of the docks at the port, you can see the fireworks sparkling and then the big bang.

https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=H0n3_1596752753
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