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Beirut explosion

Post by abbby » Wed, 05 Aug 2020 9:53 am

Scary video to watch..massive explosion one after another. Probably started from a warehouse. :mad:

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/wo ... -37k_wlj9o
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Re: Beirut explosion

Post by PNGMK » Wed, 05 Aug 2020 11:21 am

I asked a Lebanese friend what he thought... he said his first guess was massive incompetence and just possibly some nefarious intention coupled with massive incompetence. He immediately dismissed it as an outright state actor attack (i.e. not Israel).
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Re: Beirut explosion

Post by x9200 » Wed, 05 Aug 2020 3:17 pm

Seems like people have troubles to learn.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ammonium_ ... _disasters

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Re: Beirut explosion

Post by abbby » Wed, 05 Aug 2020 5:55 pm

And that's 2700 tonne of ammonium nitrate kept in the warehouses for 6 years... 🤦 What were they thinking..
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Re: Beirut explosion

Post by bgd » Wed, 05 Aug 2020 11:32 pm

abbby wrote:
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 5:55 pm
And that's 2700 tonne of ammonium nitrate kept in the warehouses for 6 years... 🤦 What were they thinking..
I guess they had plans to export it to Israel :wink:

To give some context, the Oklahoma bombing used 2.5 tonnes

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