A large explosion was heard between Deir El Zahrani and Houmine El Faouqa in southern Lebanon early Thursday morning. Video reportedly from the scene showed a blaze with smoke rising from the site. The explosion reportedly took place in an uninhabited area. The cause of the explosion is as of yet unclear.
At least 98 people died on Friday after a fuel tanker exploded in a suburb of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, according to authorities in the West African country.