Boiling anger when Lebanon marks one year deadly port explosion

One of the enormous non-nuclear explosions in history killed at least 214 people in Beirut on August 4, 2020, flattened the entire environment and deepened the economic brink. Still, no one was responsible for its destruction.

Lebanon marked a year since the disaster explosion matched Beirut on August 4, 2020, with a mixture of sadness over lost and angry life in impunity for the worst peaceful disaster when his economy was guilty.

Shortly after 18:00 on August 4, 2020, the stock of nitric ammonium fertilizer carelessly stored in the Port of the city exploded and left the Lebanese capital plot looked like a war zone.

In this file combination made on August 5, 2020, filmed the recording of the UGC from the office building showed the fireball exploded while the smoke was stealing during the chemical explosion at the Port of the capital of Lebanon Beirut the previous day. One year later, no responsible politicians and countries were facing soaring poverty, peddling currencies, angry protests and lack of essential items of drugs to fuel, many survivors from warning patients for the first birthday tragedy.

What fell as one of the enormous non-nuclear explosions in history killed at least 214 people, flattened the entire environment and demeaned the nation’s soul grated and deepened the country’s economic gap.

With more than half of the countries living below the poverty line, the former French colonial rule aims to increase humanitarian assistance at other international conferences hosted by the United Nations on the anniversary. President Emmanuel Macron hopes to raise $ 350 million.

The family of the dead and survivors had planned a vigil, prayer, ceremony and march to respect those who perished in the explosion whose shock waves felt as far as Cyprus.

Port workers were buried under a broken hearted wheat silo, firefighters against the fire that preceded the explosion powder, commuters were destroyed to death and citizens were torn up by supersonic fragments from their glass.

Many will stay at home about what was declared a national day of mourning, but last year’s shock immediately gave away to a wave of anger that only grew every day the crime was still not punished.

According to foreign and Lebanese intelligence reports see by AFP, hundreds of tons of fertilizers are stored carelessly in the same warehouse with tons of fireworks and binding rope rolls, among other hazardous materials.

Reports, all dating back to last year, showed that welding work caused the original fire. However, more comprehensive investigations have not confirmed that fact and answer how shipping is there or why various hazardous materials are allowed to distinguish in the exact location for years.