At least 100 people were killed and more than 4000 injured in a violent explosion in the port area of Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, on the night of April 4. As for the impact of the accident, Russian satellite network quoted Beirut governor as saying that the explosion left 300000 people homeless and economic losses as high as 3 billion US dollars.
According to reports, Beirut governor Marwan Abu said: “after the port explosion, about 300000 people in the capital of Lebanon were displaced. The cost of this destruction is more than $3 billion. ” Previously, Abramovich estimated that the economic losses caused by the explosion were between $3 billion and $5 billion.
Public information shows that the population of Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, accounts for 40% of the country’s population, with about 1.5 million people. Therefore, 300000 people, 20% of Beirut’s population, have been homeless due to the accident.
More than 4000 people were killed and injured in a violent explosion in the port area of Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, on the evening of April 4. Prime Minister diab delivered a television speech on the same day, vowing to let “the perpetrators of the disaster pay the price.”. “What happened today will not pass without accountability.” He said that the government will soon announce the relevant punishment measures for “this dangerous warehouse which has been in existence for six years”, and called on the people of the whole country to mourn on the 5th.