More toxic chemicals found at Beirut’s port months after explosion

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

  • Afghan forces bomb Taliban in bid to halt advance on cities
  • Why is Central African Republic failing to contain armed groups? | Inside Story
  • Large cruise ships banned from centre of Venice
  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “More toxic chemicals found at Beirut’s port months after explosion” – below is their description.

    More dangerous chemicals have been found at Beirut’s port, months after a powerful explosion killed about 200 people.

    The blast destroyed neighbourhoods in the Lebanese capital and is believed to have been caused by ammonium nitrate that caught fire. Authorities have so far failed to answer questions about the explosion or who owns the chemicals.

    Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, Lebanon.

    Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: Lebanon

    Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is a country in the Levant region of Western Asia, and the transcontinental region of the Middle East.

    The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. Its capital is Beirut.

    Lebanon was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945 and is a member of the Arab League (1945), the Non-Aligned Movement (1961), Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (1969), and the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (1973).

    2 Recent Items: Lebanon

  • It’s not just the pandemic: Why Sri Lanka’s economy is in crisis | Counting the Cost
  • One year after the Beirut blast, families of the victims are still seeking justice | 7.30
  • Leave a Comment