Beijing, August 10 (Xinhua) a large explosion occurred at Beirut port in Lebanon on August 4, killing more than 150 people. On the 9th local time, following the resignation of manal Abdel Samad, Lebanon’s information minister, DAMIANOS kattar, also announced his resignation. In addition, countries around the world have committed to providing more than 250 million euros in aid to Lebanon.
a violent explosion occurred in the port area of Beirut, Lebanon on the 4th. According to the latest data from the Ministry of health of Lebanon, 158 people have been killed, more than 6000 people have been injured, and dozens of others are still missing. The blast also left about 300000 people homeless.
starting from the 8th, the big supporters gathered in the center of Beirut for two consecutive days to protest against the big bang and corruption of the authorities. Hundreds of people were injured in fierce clashes with police.
on the 9th, world leaders held a video conference with the United Nations to collect international donations. The French authorities pointed out that all countries had promised to provide more than 250 million euros in aid to Lebanon, which would be “directly” given to the victims of the big bang in Beirut.