Trump has considered the attack an explosion in Beirut
The President of the United States Donald trump felt the explosion in the port of Beirut, Lebanese attack, despite the fact that the main version of the explosion — a terrorist attack, but an accidental detonation of explosives. About it writes RIA Novosti.
“It seems that this was a terrible attack,” — said the leader of the United States at a press conference. He said that the country prays for victims of the explosion and was ready to assist Lebanon.
Trump said that he had met with the American generals, and they think the explosion in the Beirut attack. “Yes, it is based on the nature of the explosion,” he said.
A powerful explosion occurred near the port of Beirut on the evening of 4 August. According to the latest data of the Ministry of health, suffered more than 3.7 thousand people, killed more than 70. Affected many areas of the city, including were hurt in the blast at the Russian Embassy.
In law enforcement bodies of Lebanon said that the explosion occurred during welding work. The Prime Minister of Lebanon Hassan Diyab said that the explosion occurred due to storage in a warehouse in the seaport capital of 2750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate for six years. When this volatile substance was there no preventive measures and threatened the security of citizens, said Diyab.