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The port, and surrounding neighbourhoods devastated by the explosion, are at the heart of Beirut.
For combustion to occur, oxygen must be present. Ammonium nitrate prills provide a much more concentrated supply of oxygen than the air around us.
I feel justified for leaving decades ago but my heart bleeds for the people trapped in Lebanon.
Abandoned containers of hazardous goods are found regularly in ports.
The wretchedness of their plight and their growing anger raises a question: Are the Lebanese really as stoic as is always claimed?