BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:30 P.M.) – An Israeli official denied Israel played any role in tonight’s explosion at the Port of Beirut, the Reuters News Agency reported.

“Israel has nothing to do with the incident,” said the official, who asked not to be named.

For his part, Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi said in an interview with the Israel-based Channel 12 TV that the explosion was likely caused by a fire at the port.

According to Reuters, the death toll has reported to be around 10, with dozens more wounded.

The cause of the explosion has not been definitively identified. It is believed that it occurred in the warehouses in the port.

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2020-08-05 10:03

Why deny then? Me thinks the lady doth protest too soon and too much..

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2020-08-06 10:01
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Because you already have the usual morons filling social media with such an accusation! You can be sure that it won’t be long until some Lebanese official in charge of port management will soon hammer the same in order to exonerate his own responsibility : when you let a huge storage of this fertilizer in poor storage conditions for 6 years, the only surprise is the disaster didn’t happened sooner!