A Welder Just Set Off An Explosion In Lebanon

A Welder Just Set Off An Explosion In Lebanon
Dearborn | Khiyam

Three people were harmed on Sunday in an explosion blamed on “welding” works in the southern town of Zefta.

According to the National News Agency (NNA), the Syrian man who was carrying out the welding, along with his uncle, and a young boy who happened to be passing by, were wounded in the incident.

The NNA reported that the young man, Fadi H., was welding a barrel’s tap in his house in the town of Zefta, when the barrel, which contained remnants of paint thinner, exploded.

Source: The National News Agency

The agency said that the blast was heard in the towns of Zefta, al-Marwaniyeh and in nearby areas. Patrols from the various security agencies have since launched investigations into the incident.

Besides the injuries sustained from the explosion, the house’s ceiling and windows were heavily damaged. The wounded were taken to a hospital in the area for treatment.

On a side note, this explosion is the latest of several welding-related incidents that have taken place in Lebanon since the devastating Beirut Port explosion.

Our team works tirelessly to ensure Lebanese people have a reliable alternative to the politically-backed media outlets with their heavily-funded and dangerous propaganda machines. We've been detained, faced nonstop cyber attacks, censorship, attempted kidnapping, physical intimidation, and frivolous lawsuits draining our resources. Financial support from our readers keeps us fighting on your behalf. If you are financially able, please consider supporting The961's work. Support The961. Make a contribution now.

A Welder Just Set Off An Explosion In Lebanon

Share this article with your friends!

Not now
Share via
Don\'t Miss Out!