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After the explosion in Beirut arrested 16 people

После взрыва в Бейруте задержали 16 человек

In the case of the blast in Beirut security forces arrested 16 employees of the port, reported the National news Agency of Lebanon, the representative of the military court, acting judge Fadi Akiki.

“The military Prosecutor’s office completes the initial phase of the investigation of the fatal explosion that occurred in hangar 12 at the port of Beirut. Were interviewed more than 18 people from the Council of port administration and customs administration, those who carried out the repair in a hangar and kept there explosives,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to Lebanese media, a special Commission of the Central Bank of the country in combating money laundering ordered to freeze all Bank accounts of the leadership of the state customs and the port.

The explosion in Beirut

A powerful explosion occurred near the port of Beirut on the evening of 4 August.

According to the authorities of Lebanon, the cause was improper storage 2750 tons of ammonium nitrate.

Half of the buildings in the city is corrupt, the hospitals are overwhelmed.

According to the latest figures, killed 137 people, including rescuers working at the crash site, and aliens. Injured more than five thousand. Many are still missing.

Countries have offered assistance to Lebanon. Russia has sent to the middle Eastern country a mobile hospital and laboratory, and about 150 experts and rescuers.

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After the explosion in Beirut destroyed the port, the damaged half of the city’s buildings.

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According to eyewitnesses, the city “looks destroyed, as in war.”

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The situation is complicated by the spread in the country coronavirus infection.

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The health Minister of Lebanon has called the situation “a disaster in every sense of the word.”

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The Governor of Beirut assessed the damage from the explosion of three to five billion dollars.

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According to eyewitnesses, the city “looks destroyed, as in war.”

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The situation is complicated by the spread in the country coronavirus infection.

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The health Minister of Lebanon has called the situation “a disaster in every sense of the word.”

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The Governor of Beirut assessed the damage from the explosion of three to five billion dollars.

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Many countries and international organizations have offered assistance to Beirut.

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The world health organization identifies the medication and surgical kits for the treatment of 500 wounded.

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EMERCOM of Russia sends to the scene five aircraft with a mobile hospital, doctors, rescuers and employees of the CPS.

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Qatar, Iraq and Jordan has said it is ready to deploy in the Beirut field hospitals.

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Greece sends to Lebanon rescue Department to combat the effects of disasters.

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Source:

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