The silos collapsed as people were due to commemorate victims on the two-year anniversary of the blast.
Lebanese voters reacted to a huge array of problems – including an energy crisis, corruption, dizzying poverty levels and the Beirut port blast.
A year after a devastating explosion tore through Beirut’s port, Lebanon is sinking deeper into an abyss seemingly without end.
Dozens of demonstrators were injured after a peaceful march including victims’ family members turned violent.
"We just want to know the truth; this is what we are asking for,” a grieving mother told VICE World News. “After six months we don’t know anything.”
Prime Minister Hassan Diab just announced his government's resignation, amid fury over Beirut explosion.
Human rights organisations have called the actions against protestors in Beirut another damning indictment of the priorities of the country’s leaders.
“Without help, Lebanon is going to become a failed state."
“It's not a nuke. Not even a small one.”