03 august 2021

A year after Beirut port blast, justice remains elusive Related news


BEIRUT, Lebanon Lebanon’s caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab said Tuesday that achieving justice in the Beirut Port blast starts with holding officials responsible for the tragedy accountable, as the country marked the first anniversary of the explosion. On August 4, a massive blast rocked Beirut Port, killing 200 people, injuring around 6,000 others, and leaving behind a massive trail of destruction. The blast was caused by a quantity of 2,750 tons of hazardous nitrate ammonium that were [...]