A general view shows the damage at the site of Tuesday's blast in Beirut's port area, Lebanon August 5, 2020.

SecDef Esper says ‘accident’ likely responsible for Beirut blast, contradicting Trump

"Most believe that it was an accident, as reported"

A general view shows the damage at the site of Tuesday's blast in Beirut's port area, Lebanon August 5, 2020.

How 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate ended up completely devastating Beirut's port

For six years, 2,750 tons of highly explosive ammonium nitrate that had been seized from an abandoned ship was held in Beirut's port, Lebanon's state media reported on Tuesday

A general view shows the damage at the site of Tuesday's blast in Beirut's port area, Lebanon August 5, 2020.

Beirut reels from massive explosion as death toll climbs to at least 100

Lebanese rescue workers dug through the mangled wreckage of buildings on Wednesday looking for survivors after a massive warehouse explosion sent a devastating blast wave across Beirut, killing at least 100 people and injuring nearly 4,000

U.S. President Donald Trump answers a question during a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., August 4, 2020.

Trump calls Beirut explosion ‘a terrible attack’ despite lack of evidence

President Donald Trump called the massive explosion that rocked Lebanon’s capital on Tuesday a “terrible attack,” even though local officials are still investigating the blast and have yet to report a cause.

Smoke rises after an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon

No, that mushroom cloud in Beirut doesn't indicate a nuclear bomb went off

Before you head to the fallout shelter, keep in mind that experts do not believe Tuesday’s explosion was a nuclear detonation