However, the Lebanese Atomic Energy Commission assured later that the substances posed no threat or harm as they were neither explosive nor flammable.
On Monday, the Lebanese parliament approved a $200 million loan for fuel imports to avoid blackouts across the country.
However, according to local media, the funds are being secured using the money of Lebanese depositors in local banks. That is the same funds that Lebanese people cannot access, also infamously called ‘lollars’.
Moreover, the concerning substances found at Zahrani were given to the Lebanese Atomic Energy Commission to be used for research and scientific purposes.
Finally, as the Suez Canal reopened, the fuel shipment from Kuwait is reportedly due to arrive later this week.