Trump, who called the explosion in the Beirut attack, doubted this version
No one knows whether the explosion in the Beirut attack or not, said the President of the United States Donald trump.
A powerful explosion occurred in the port area of Beirut on Tuesday evening. As reported by the authorities, the cause was improper storage of 2750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, damaged half the buildings of the city and the hospitals are overcrowded because of the large number of victims. The government of Lebanon announced three days of mourning for the victims of the tragedy. According to recent reports, more than 135 people have died and about 5 thousand were injured. Many people still considered missing.
"No one knows," said trump at a press conference.
"Some people think that it was an attack, some not. In any case, it was a horrible event," said trump.
However, he still suggested that we could go on about the "terrible explosive device".
Trump has previously suggested that the explosion in Lebanon was "assault," but White house officials and the Pentagon did not support him in this opinion.