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Now they go on the street

on Thursday evening, there have been violent clashes between protesters and police forces in the Lebanese capital Beirut.

It writes the BBC.

the Police has, among others, fired tear gas against the demonstrators who have taken to the street as a result of the devastating explosion, which smashed the entire districts in the megapolis on Tuesday.

Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/Mohamed Azakir

The preliminary conclusion is that the explosion was triggered at a warehouse at the port, where, since 2013 has raised 2750 tonnes of the explosive ammonium nitrate indefensible.

the Demonstration took place near parliament in the city, and it is particularly leading people in the country, the people, cuisine, the anger against the after the explosion. Here was on fire in the street, while there was also thrown stones at the police.

There is no killed at the riots on Thursday evening.

Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/Mohamed Azakir

Lebanese authorities have detained 16 people in connection with the explosion.

NNA, the state news agency, quoting judge Fadi Akiki from the federal military court in Lebanon.

He says that the authorities have interrogated more than 18 ports - and toldmedarbejdere that were either responsible for or involved in the warehouse on the harbour, where the explosion took place.

- 16 persons have been detained as part of a criminal investigation, says Fadi Akiki.

at Least 137 people died in the explosion, while 5000 were injured.

Up to 300,000 people have been made homeless, estimates the capital's governor.

the Lebanese government announced on Wednesday the introduction of two weeks of crisis response in Beirut after the explosion on Tuesday. Photo: Str/Ritzau Scanpix

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