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Several more tons of ammonium nitrate were found in the port of Beirut



Several more tons of ammonium nitrate were found in the port of Beirut

Four tons of explosive material was found by the Lebanese military. The local customs did not know about these sacks.





In the port of Beirut, Lebanon, the military found sacks with 4 tons of ammonium nitrate. This was reported by MTV Lebanon on Thursday, September 3.

The channel's interlocutors say that the customs at the port did not know about the existence of the sacks.

However, after the discovery of the chemicals, the military took all necessary steps to quickly dispose of the found amount of ammonium nitrate in the port of Beirut.

Recall that on August 4, a powerful explosion occurred in the port of Beirut, which destroyed a large part of the city. According to the official version, 2750 tons of nitrate were detonated in the harbor.

In the case of the explosion, 19 officials were arrested, including port director-general Hassan Kreitem and head of customs service Badri Daher. Those responsible for the criminal negligence that caused the tragedy could face the death penalty.



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