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Interpol searching for captain and shipowner after huge explosion in Beirut

Lebanese authorities have asked Interpol to issue a red notice for the captain and owner of the ship, which was loaded with chemicals and ended up causing the huge explosion in Beirut last year that killed 200 people.

Interpol has been asked by Lebanese authorities to issue an international red notice to search for the captain and owner of the ship that was loaded with chemicals and ended up causing a huge explosion in the port of Beirut, which killed 200 people, reports Reuters.

Here five months after one of the biggest non-nuclear explosions in history, a series of questions remain about why an old stockpile of ammonia nitrate exploded. The country's leaders had allegedly been warned on several occasions about the danger of having high explosive materials stored for so many years and at such a central location in the city.

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