Beirut explosion: Captain Boris Prokoshev on why Rhosus was in Beirut

Lebanon’s authorities has blamed the large blast that devastated components of Beirut on the detonation of two,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate saved on the metropolis’s port.

The federal government has not named the supply of the ammonium nitrate, however the identical quantity of the chemical arrived in Beirut in November 2013 on a Moldovan-flagged cargo ship, the MV Rhosus.

Moscow correspondent, Sarah Rainsford, spoke to the ship’s captain Boris Prokoshev.

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