The port of Lebanon is the country’s import/export hub. Vitally needed wheat supplies stored there were destroyed.
Massive destruction and damage, along with the loss of essential food supplies dealt a major blow to already dire economic conditions in the country.
While negligence most likely was responsible for what happened, possible sabotage or something as sinister can’t be ruled out.
Lebanon has the misfortune of bordering Israel. According to the Netanyahu regime, Hezbollah controls the port of Beirut.
While no obvious Israeli fingerprints are on what happened, Tuesday’s blast was reminiscent on February 14, 2005.
At the time, a powerful car bomb blast killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 20 others, scores injured.
The blast left a 30-foot-wide/six-foot-deep crater. Syria, then Hezbollah, were falsely blamed for what happened, four Hezbollah members wrongfully indicted by a Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) in the Netherlands.
Israel was responsible for what happened, targeted killings one of its specialties.
While vast destruction and damage in Beirut on Tuesday most likely was caused by negligence, possible Israeli (or US) involvement can’t be ruled out.Devastating Beirut Explosion: An Accident or Something More Sinister?