The Lebanese authorities declared the Beirut disaster area

the Supreme defense Council of Lebanon has decided to declare a disaster zone, the country’s capital Beirut, where a powerful explosion occurred in the port, transfers TV channel Sky News Arabia.

the government of Prime Minister Hassan Diab is recommended to introduce the state of emergency.

we will Remind, explosion has occurred in the port of Beirut on Tuesday evening. At the moment there are more than 70 dead and more than 3 thousand injured, damaged half the city’s buildings. According to preliminary information, exploded stored in the port explosives.