The damage from the explosion in Lebanon has tripled over initial estimates

the Governor of the Lebanese capital Beirut, Marwan Abboud announced the total damage caused to the city by a powerful explosion in the port.

According to him, the losses are estimated at $10-15 billion, although initially it was about 3-5 billion.

“the Losses to the country more than was stated, and can be from 10 to 15 billion dollars”, — quotes RIA Novosti.

the explosion was completely destroyed, four hospitals, which many patients may find themselves without assistance.

Meanwhile, the number of victims of explosion has increased to 137 people, more than 5 thousand injured, but even more remain missing.

we will Remind, explosion has occurred in the port of Beirut on Tuesday evening, he damaged half the buildings of the administrative area of the city. The Lebanese authorities stated that the port exploded 2750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored without adequate security measures.