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Lebanon: Whose Fault Was the Beirut Explosion?

ARTE ReportageLebanon: Whose Fault Was the Beirut Explosion?

03/09/2021

One year on from the devastating explosion in the port of Beirut, the families of the victims are struggling to find out the truth and seek justice. The Lebanese government had promised an urgent investigation, but the official version of events satisfies no one: According to the authorities, the ammonium nitrate that caused the blast entered the port by mistake after a ship was damaged off the Lebanese coast and an accident in a warehouse caused the explosion.

Duration :

25 min

Available :

From 02/11/2021 to 17/08/2024

Genre :

Documentaries and Reportage