1 Dead, 5 Hurt in Blast at Banana Fermentation Plant in Sidonإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
One person was killed and five others were injured on Sunday in an explosion at a banana fermentation plant in the southern city of Sidon, state-run National News Agency reported.
Future TV said that three Lebanese citizens, a Syrian and an Egyptian national were wounded in the blast in Sidon's Hasba area.
It identified the Lebanese nationals as Samer al-Zaatari, Hassan Ghaddar, and Ashraf Khalifeh.
The explosion was caused by a chemical reaction at the plant, it revealed.
The National News Agency identified the person killed as Yahya al-Sayyad and the wounded as Ibrahim Abdul Rahman Othman, Samer al-Zaatari, Hassan Ghaddar, Deeb al-Nammar and Ashraf Khalifeh.
Future TV said that five nearby establishments were damaged in the explosion.