The northern city of Tripoli in Lebanon will serve as the country’s alternative port following the explosion at Beirut’s port on Tuesday, according to Lebanese Public Works Minister Michel Najjar.
A picture shows the aftermath of a blast that tore through Lebanon's capital on August 5, 2020 in Beirut. (AFP)
A view shows damages at the site of Tuesday's blast in Beirut's port area, Lebanon August 5, 2020. (Reuters)