US Lebanon: UNIFIL ship hit by explosion, injured

01:15  05 august  2020
01:15  05 august  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

Israel says it thwarted a "terrorist infiltration attempt" at the northern border

 Israel says it thwarted a The army reports "ongoing fighting in the north" of the country. © afp.com/JALAA MAREY Israeli tanks in the Golan Heights (illustration). The Israeli army on Monday reported "ongoing fighting" on the northern border with Lebanon, shortly after ordering the population to stay at home. The army adds to have foiled a "terrorist infiltration attempt".

Following the 2006 Lebanon War, the United Nations Security Council enhanced UNIFIL and decided that in addition to the original mandate, it On 25 July, four soldiers from the Ghanaian battalion were lightly injured after an Israeli tank shell hit a UNIFIL position during fighting in Southern Lebanon on

A massive explosion injured dozens and caused widespread damage in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday. Some local TV stations reported that the blast took place at an area where fireworks were sold, while Lebanon 's state news agency NNA quoted security sources as saying that the

The ship carrying the ammonium nitrate that blew up in Beirut was abandoned in 2014 by a Russian businessman, who has said nothing since the explosion .
A Russian businessman, Igor Grechushkin, has been named as the owner of the ship that brought 2,750 tons of explosive material to Beirut.Igor Grechushkin was named as the owner of the MV Rhosus by the ship's former captain Boris Prokoshev, in an interview with the Russian edition of Radio Free Europe.

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