Beirut blast investigator charges former army chief

Beirut blast investigator charges former army chief

A judge probing the deadly August 2020 Beirut port explosion has charged two of the country’s top generals and a former army chief over the blast, three judicial sources said. The sources said Judge Tarek Bitar had charged spy chief Major General Abbas Ibrahim, State Security director Major General Tony Saliba and former Lebanese army commander Jean Kahwaji in connection with the explosion which killed more than 220 people.

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