Lebanese President: Beirut blast could've been caused by missile or bomb

Lebanese President: Beirut blast could've been caused by missile or bomb
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  • calendar-gray 07 August 2020

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun has not ruled out the possibility of foreign interference in the devastating explosion in the capital Beirut, saying that investigators are inspecting whether a missile or bomb could have been used in the incident, APA reports citing Sputnik.

A massive explosion ripped through Lebanon's capital Beirut late on 4 August, leaving hundreds killed and thousands injured and causing devastating damage to the city. According to authorities, the incident was caused by the improper storage of 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate.

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