In Beirut, local residents decided to hold a protest against the Lebanese authorities. Local journalists report that activists believe the government’s actions are causing the country’s economic problems. He is also called the person responsible for the explosion in the capital’s port. Because of him, more than 100 people died, and about five thousand were injured.
Earlier it was reported that the saltpeter stored there exploded in the port of Beirut. More than 150 people became victims of the explosion, and about 5 thousand people were injured.
Lebanese President Michel Naim Aoun noted that the cause of the powerful explosion in the port of Beirut on Tuesday has not yet been established. But the involvement of external forces is also possible, as well as “the use of a rocket or bomb.”