Beirut Blast and The Regulations Regarding The Operation of Ammonium Nitrate


The Beirut Explosion is one of the largest blasts the world has seen in recent times. The country of Lebanon has taken a massive hit, but the dreadful history behind the cause of explosion showcases the dark side of Lebanese government. The negligence shown by the government has ended up causing this disaster, a disaster which could have been easily prevented. This article focusses on the cause of the problem and highlights how necessary protocols were grossly violated.

Authored by Sharyu Rumde, School of Law, University of Mumbai.