Beirut blasts
A helicopter puts out a fire at the scene of an explosion at the port of Lebanon's capital Beirut. Image Credit: AFO

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon on Wednesday said it would postpone its verdict in the trial over the 2005 bombing that killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri to August 18, following the huge explosion in Beirut's port on Tuesday.

The verdict in the trial of the four men who stand accused over the 2005 Beirut bombing was scheduled for this Friday, Aug 7.