(September 23, 2020 / JNS) A Hezbollah arms depot exploded in the village of Ain Qana in southern Lebanon on Tuesday was caused by a “technical error,” a security source told Reuters.
The blast, which reportedly did not cause many injuries, comes weeks after massive multiple explosions at the Beirut Port on Aug. 4 that resulted in nearly 200 deaths, thousands of injuries and caused extensive damage throughout the capital city of Beirut.
Morevoer, it has rocked an already unstable country.
A second security source told Reuters that the Iran-backed terrorist organization Hezbollah has set up a security perimeter around the site of the blast in the group’s stronghold.
Video of the wreckage shows a completely destroyed and charred area.
The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution last month that slightly reduced the number of U.N. peacekeepers (UNIFIL) in southern Lebanon.
First video emerging now from the location of the explosion that occurred around 45 minutes ago in South Lebanon.
Cause of explosion is unclear.
Locals say its a Hezbollah associated house/base/warehouse
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