Beirut Explosion

An Israeli official says Israel has nothing to do with Beirut blast caught on camera.


Lebanon’s PM Hassan Diab called on “friendly countries” to support a country already worst economic crisis in decades and covid pandemic. Beirut, Lebanon – A huge blast in port warehouse central Beirut storing highly explosive material killed 78 people injured nearly 4,000 on Tuesday.

Lebanon’s president is calling for a two-week state of emergency after a massive explosion in the capital on Tuesday. More than 70 people are dead and nearly 4,000 injured.

An emergency cabinet meeting has been called for Wednesday.

President Michel Aoun said 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate had been stored unsafely in a warehouse for six years.

He scheduled an urgent cabinet meeting for Wednesday, and said a two-week state of emergency should be declared.

The country will observe an official period of mourning for three days from Wednesday.

President Aoun also announced that the government would release 100 billion lira (£50.5m; $66m) of emergency funds.

“What we are witnessing is a huge catastrophe,” the head of Lebanon’s Red Cross George Kettani told local media. “There are victims and casualties everywhere.”

Published by Naresh Sagar

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