The army engineers detected chemicals near the ninth entrance to the seaport. The volume of the found shipment exceeded the number of ammonium nitrate that caused the explosion in August – 4.35 tons.
On August 4, the video of explosions in Beirut, the capital and the largest city of Lebanon, appeared on social media. The media reported that the number of deceased is at least 159 people, about 6,000 people wounded. The city's surroundings turned into ruins.
On August 10, the Lebanese government resigned due to the explosion and its consequences.