Azhar grand imam mourns victims of Beirut blast
Tuesday، 04 August 2020 - 10:23 PM
Grand Imam of Al Azhar Ahmed el Tayyeb has mourned the victims of a large blast that hit central Beirut on Tuesday.
On his Facebook and Twitter accounts, Tayyeb voiced solidarity with Lebanon and extended his heartfelt condolences to the victims' families, wishing the wounded a speedy recovery.
A warehouse at the Port of Beirut caught fire and led to major explosions, which reverberated through the capital and the suburbs, leaving behind great damage to surrounding buildings and a considerable number of wounded people, Lebanon's National News Agency (NNA) reported.