Aerial shots show capsized ships in the devastated Beirut port and damaged areas surrounding it three days after a massive blast shook the Lebanese capital.
READ MORE: U.N. aid agencies are mounting a huge relief operation to help tens of thousands of survivors of the devastating explosion Tuesday that ripped through the heart of Lebanon’s capital, Beirut.
Latest reports put the number of deaths at about 150, with more than 5,000 people injured.
The United Nations has released millions of dollars from its emergency fund. It also has sent search-and-rescue teams to Beirut to find and extricate survivors from the rubble, and other staff to assess the needs and coordinate relief operations by its affiliated aid agencies.