More than four tons of ammonium nitrate were found in Beirut near the port, where a series of devastating explosions occurred in early August. This was reported on Thursday, September 3, Al Arabiya TV reported, citing Lebanese soldiers
According to him, explosives were found at the ninth entrance to the port of the Lebanese capital.
“A group of engineers are working to solve problems with ammonium nitrate,” said in a statement to the army.
The explosion at the port of Beirut in Lebanon took place on August 4. It killed more than 150 people and affected more than 6,000. The blast completely or partially destroyed about 4,000 buildings. According to a preliminary version, the accident occurred due to the fire of 2.7 tons of ammonium nitrate during welding works.