At least 20 people have died in a fuel tanker explosion in Lebanon’s Northern Akhara region.
The Lebanese Red Cross says at least 79 others were also injured in this incident. Eyewitnesses say about 200 people were nearby at the time of the incident. They said an individual who ignited a lighter caused the explosion.
Former prime minister has called for a resignation from prime from president michel un following the explosion. Lebanon is suffering from a severe fuel shortage leading to long lines at gas stations and extended blackouts.