Immigrants from Lebanon initiated a campaign of lighting candles in memory of the victims of the tragedy that took place in Beirut.
Sympathizers came tacitly to support the Lebanese people in these difficult days. Among the participants were representatives of all generations – from grandparents to grandchildren.
August 4 in Beirut, a major explosion occurred in the port area. According to the latest data, the explosion killed dozens of people, over four thousand residents were injured.
According to preliminary data, the basic version of causes of the explosion – improper storage of 2750 tons of ammonium nitrate.
According to official figures, the explosion in Beirut killed six ethnic Armenians, wounded – more than half a hundred.