By Luke Kenton For Dailymail.com
Published: 23:38 BST, 4 August 2020 | Updated: 00:07 BST, 5 August 2020
President Donald Trump described deadly explosions as a ‘terrible attack’ during a Tuesday press conference, despite no evidence currently suggesting the blasts were intentional.
A series of massive explosions in the Lebanese capital's port area rocked the city on Tuesday evening local time, killing at least 78 people and injuring more than 4,000 others.
'The United States stands ready to assist Lebanon,’ Trump said at a White House briefing. ‘We will be there to help. It looks like a terrible attack.’
When quizzed by a reporter if he was certain the explosion was in fact an attack, Trump confirmed that he was, insisting he had 'met with some of our great generals and they seem to feel that it was.
'They would know better than I would,' the president continued. 'They seem to think ... it