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Foreign intervention has called the possible cause of the explosion in Beirut

by alex

Иностранное вмешательство назвали возможной причиной взрыва в Бейруте

The President of Lebanon Michel Aoun said that the government will consider all the causes of the explosion of the port of Beirut, including the possibility of foreign intervention. It quoted Reuters.

“The cause [of the explosion] has not yet been established. There is the possibility of outside intervention: [to launch] a missile [could detonate] a bomb or something” — said Aung. In addition, the politician called the other causes of the explosion: it could have happened due to negligence or accident.

The Lebanese leader added that he would ask other countries to help with the investigation. So, awn will appeal to the international community if it refuses to help France.

On 5 August it became known that the shipment of ammonium nitrate, allegedly became the reason of powerful explosion in Beirut, was confiscated from the ship Rhosus, which belonged to the Khabarovsk Igor Grechushkina. Russians and Ukrainians who worked at Rhosus, had to stay in Lebanon for a year as the owner went bankrupt and abandoned ship.

A powerful explosion occurred in the port area on the evening of 4 August. The damage done to the many quarters of the city, the blast was piqued and the Russian Embassy. According to the latest data, injured more than 4 thousand people, not less than 300 thousands lost their homes. Found the bodies of more than a hundred victims.

In law enforcement bodies of Lebanon said that the explosion happened at the time of welding. The Prime Minister of Lebanon Hassan Diyab said that the explosion occurred due to storage in a warehouse in the seaport capital of 2750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate for six years. The explosive substance was there without appropriate security measures and threatened the lives of citizens, said Diyab.

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