The probe into the August 4 Beirut Port Explosion will resume this week after it was halted for almost two months, leading to nowhere.
According to NNA, Judge Fadi Sawan has set dates for the interrogation of a number of defendants and witnesses this week and next week.
He is reportedly slated to interrogate, and listen to the testimony of, former army commander Jean Kahwaji on Thursday.
Kahwaji served as the Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces from 2008 to 2017, during which nearly 3,000 tonnes of ammonium nitrate rested in the Beirut Port until it deplorably detonated, killing over 200 and injuring thousands 6 months ago.
The army command had been informed of the dangerous material stored in the port and advised on possible solutions, including exporting it out of Lebanon at the expense of the shipowner who had brought it.
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