“This was the shot I had planned for. My first picture was no good — it was out of the frame. But the second captured the moment: The streak of the missile, drawn out in the long exposures, lanced up into the night, another one further behind it,” recounted the Beirut-based photojournalist.
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Read Ammar’s first-person account.