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Lebanon explosion: What is ammonium nitrate, which authorities claim to be behind the blast

Hindu Wednesday, 5 August 2020
Under normal storage conditions and without very high heat, it is difficult to ignite ammonium nitrate, says expert.
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A massive explosion and a serious shock wave shook the Lebanese capital city of Beirut, killing at least 100 people and wounding more than 4,000 others, according to the Lebanese Red Cross. Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab said the blast was caused by the ignition of more than 2,750 metric tons of...

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