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Lebanese judge orders inspection of exploded weapons warehouse in southern Lebanon
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The Xinhua reported the Lebanese National News Agency reported, Lebanon's State Prosecutor of Appeal in the South Judge Rahif Ramadan assigned on Friday security agencies to inspect the weapons warehouse that exploded earlier in the evening at Burj al-Shemali camp in southern Lebanon.

Security agencies also started an investigation into the incident to identify the reasons behind the explosions.

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Preliminary information stated that a fire erupted in diesel reservoirs located in the area and then spread to the weapons warehouse which caused several explosions.

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At least 12 people were injured and several others killed in the incident, while the exact number of deaths has not been clear.

Source: xinhua