A powerful explosion at a Hezbollah weapons depot in Lebanon has destroyed several buildings.
According to Arab media, the incident took place in the rural area of Ain Qana in the southern Lebanese province of Tafah, where an explosion at a Lebanese militia Hezbollah weapons depot shook the entire area and clouds of smoke appeared in two remote areas.
Local media reported that the blast took place at Hezbollah’s weapons depot, causing several buildings to collapse, while dozens of buildings cracked and several vehicles fell under the rubble.
According to the report, dozens of people have been injured in the blast, but no information has been received about the final number or the condition of the injured.
Hezbollah officials told Al Jazeera News that the incident was caused by a technical glitch and that no casualties were reported.
According to officials, the blast took place in a warehouse of ammonium nitrate, but the cause of the blast and those responsible have not been identified yet.