The explosion in Lebanon killed 157 and wounded thousands! 16 port employees were arrested

According to a comprehensive report on August 7, a large-scale explosion in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, has killed at least 157 people and injured thousands. As the search and rescue work continues, the death toll is expected to rise. At present, the military judicial institutions of Lebanon have arrested 16 employees of the port involved and said that they would investigate the relevant incidents and personnel. < / P > < p > at about 18:00 local time on August 4, a large-scale explosion occurred in Beirut port area of Lebanon, which has been affecting people’s hearts for several days. At least 157 people have been killed and another 5000 injured, according to the latest news. The death toll is expected to continue to increase as search and rescue operations continue for the missing under the rubble in the area near the port. The government of Lebanon attributed the massive explosion in Beirut to 2750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored in the city’s port. There is outrage and disbelief that so many potentially explosive materials have been stored in warehouses for up to six years without any security measures, close to the city center. “So far, more than 18 people, including port and customs officials, have been interrogated, according to the government representative of the military tribunal, judge al aqiki said. At present, 16 people are being detained and others are still under investigation. < / P > < p > Beirut port is the main trade gateway of Lebanon, and the authorities have begun to carry out damage assessment of the port area. Due to the destruction of grain storage warehouses, how to ensure the supply of wheat in the territory to ensure food security has become a top priority. At the same time, the authorities should try their best to resettle the people who lost their homes in the explosion, maintain the supply of medical resources and mitigate environmental disasters. Economists and financial adviser to the president of Lebanon, kodashi, estimated that the damage caused by the explosion, including compensation, was about $15 billion. < / P > < p > the extent of the impact of the explosion on the environment is still unclear. However, environmental expert Rudd said the mushroom cloud containing nitric acid floated from land to sea in the wind and could avoid a bigger disaster. “We are concerned that ammonium nitrate residues may cause the weather environment to cool down and produce acid rain,” Radd said. However, according to the air samples tested, the results are clean, mushroom clouds have disappeared over the sea After the explosion, the beds in hospitals in Lebanon were in urgent need. A number of foreign aid field hospitals were set up and put into operation on June 6, local time. According to the national news agency of Lebanon, the Minister of health of Lebanon, Hamad, went to Beirut three-dimensional playground and the campus of Lebanon University on the same day to inspect the field hospitals assisted by Russia and Iran respectively. < / P > < p > “the completion and operation of the field hospital is an extremely important step, and then patients can be admitted according to the expertise of the field hospital, which will effectively relieve the pressure currently faced by hospitals in Lebanon”. Hassan said there will be six field hospitals in different areas of Beirut.