President Michel Aoun: Lebanon will investigate the explosion cause in all directions

The cause of the explosion disaster in Beirut, the Lebanese President, Michel Aoun, according to as yet unclear. Also, a missile attack or a bomb attack will no

President Michel Aoun: Lebanon will investigate the explosion cause in all directions

The cause of the explosion disaster in Beirut, the Lebanese President, Michel Aoun, according to as yet unclear. Also, a missile attack or a bomb attack will not be excluded, therefore, informed the office of the President on Friday. It will examine whether it was negligence due to the storage of high explosive material, an accident or an intervention from the outside. There is also the possibility that the Explosion was caused by a missile, a bomb or a other fact, quoted the office of Aoun, thus confirming the Statements to local media.

In the search for the cause of the focus was previously on 2750 tons of highly explosive ammonium nitrate, which have been stored according to the government, for six years unsecured in the port. Aoun said the investigation is to be conducted on three levels. First, where the explosive Material came from and how it was stored had been, and, secondly, whether the Explosion was caused by negligence or an accident, and thirdly, there is the possibility that there had been an external intervention.

In security circles, the talk was the last of inaction and negligence in the storage of the explosive material. In this context, several port were taken at the Thursday staff, including safety circuits according to the port chief. The death toll has risen to 154. Around 5000 people had been injured.

Updated Date: 07 August 2020, 11:20

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