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of fatalities has risen to 135 due to a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. This dangerous ammonium nitrate has been left in the port close to the city for 6 years, but despite several warnings, it has been revealed that there has been no action.
Reporter Kim Kyung-hee.
bride in a pure white dress is smiling brightly.
I heard an explosion sound from a distance, and the peaceful street from the subsequent explosion sound and shock wave became an asura.
[Isra Severani/ Bride at the time of the explosion: I was very shocked. What's going on... I thought,'I'm dying or how I'm going to die.'] This
is the port of Beirut after the smoke was released.
The warehouse where the explosion occurred barely left one side, and a large hole in the front of the warehouse created a hole in the sea.
The large cruise ship that was moored collapsed to the side due to the impact of the explosion, and the harbor annex also had only reinforcing steel structures.
It has been reported that 135 people have died and 5,000 have been injured.
There are also 300,000 victims.
[Hans Berersky/Lebanon World Vision Director: Explosively damaged Port of Beirut is Lebanon's only daily necessities, so it seems to have a huge impact on the lives of all people.] The
2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored in the port warehouse Previously, there were several warnings about the danger of explosion, but it turned out to have been left for six years.
Customs officials sent me six letters and asked for instructions to dispose of it, but Bun was ignored.
As the possibility of the explosion being an accident in the welding process, not the terrorist attack, increases, the government has been accused of neglecting the catastrophe.
(Video Editing: Seonghoon Jung)
Ignore “City Explosion” 6-year warning… Beirut called the tragedy
The number of fatalities has risen to 135 in a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, with an estimated 5,000 injured and 300,000 injured. This dangerous ammonium nitrate has been left in the port close to the city for 6 years, but despite several warnings, it has been revealed that there has been no action.
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