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In the port of Beirut found 20 drums of hazardous chemicals

by alex

В порту Бейрута обнаружили 20 контейнеров с опасными химическими веществами

In the Lebanese port of Beirut, where on the evening of 5 August, a major explosion occurred, found 20 drums of hazardous chemicals. About it reports Associated Press with reference to member of the French team, which eliminates the effects of the disaster.

According to him, currently a group of experts from France and Italy, and rescuers are working to ensure the safety of containers. In some of them after the explosions, seen the holes, from one fluid flows.

What are the substances in question are not specified. It is mentioned only that they have a sign warning chemical hazard.

The explosion in the Lebanese capital on August 4, occurred due to storage in a warehouse in the seaport capital of 2750 tons of ammonium nitrate. Explosives seized from a ship under the flag of one of the African countries because of the large debt of its owner in 2014. According to recent reports, the explosion killed at least 154 people and injured over five thousand. Dozens of people are reported missing.

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