Beirut Explosion: How It Would Look Like in Montreal, Toronto & Vancouver

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2750 tons of ammonium nitrate, a chemical used for fertilizer and as an ingredient in bombs and years of corruption and negligence have led to a horrific and deadly explosion that sent shockwaves across the capital Beirut and its suburbs. The death tolls stands so far at 150 people and thousands of injured, with around 300,000 unable to go back to their houses.

The videos emerging of the blast are surreal, yet the easiest way to imagine its intensity would be to mapping it to other big cities. CTVNews as well as GlobalNews did that and here’s a glimpse of what the explosion would look like in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.

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