On Tuesday 4th August 2020 several explosions thundered in Beirut at once, the roar of which was heard more than 200 km from the city. Something happened that has never been seen before in the world in the past and these are the memories of eyewitnesses to be remembered for decades that was a black day in Beirut Lebanon
Many really thought that an atomic bomb had been dropped on the city the times were struck by its resemblance to nuclear “mushrooms”. There were even compared with the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima in. The world media focus that there are many versions on the explosion the main one is blowing up 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate, which had been stored in the port for six years However; opinions are expressed that it could not explode “An external influence was necessary”. Although the government allotted five days to investigate the incident. The entire administration of the port was placed under house arrest until the responsibility of those involved in the explosion was established.
As a result of a powerful explosion, at least 135 people were killed, and more than 4 thousand were injured. Hundreds of people are missing and these are far from the final figures of the disaster, the footage of which amazed the whole world. Almost the entire port’s infrastructure was turned into ruins, and half of the buildings in the administrative part of the city were damaged to varying degrees. Residents of the Lebanese capital, terrified, called the local health ministry in the search of loved ones. Hospitals in the city and its suburbs are overwhelmed with casualties, and doctors complain about the lack of equipment and medicines. It has already become known about the death of at least 10 rescuers, and dozens of doctors were injured.
The Covid-19 pandemic is worsening the situation, due to which there were already not enough hospital beds. “A disaster in every sense of the word,” said Lebanese Minister of Health. The country has declared three days of mourning and a state of emergency was declared in Beirut for two weeks.
“So there is no conspiracy yet. Everything is natural, although not very pleasant.”
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