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Lebanon’s ENTIRE government resigns over Beirut mega-blast amid corruption scandal

The Muslim Times

 

LEBANON’S entire government has collapsed as officials have fallen on their swords over the colossal explosion that killed 160 people.

Lebanon’s health minister Hamad Hassan confirmed the government would resign following an emergency cabinet meeting on Monday amid allegations of corruption and negligence.

Prime Minister Hassan Diab will address the nation at 5.30pm UK time
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Prime Minister Hassan Diab will address the nation at 5.30pm UK timeCredit: EPA
Angry protesters gather and hurl rocks in Beirut
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Angry protesters gather and hurl rocks in BeirutCredit: EPA
Lebanese riot police during clashes with protesters
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Lebanese riot police during clashes with protestersCredit: EPA
The explosion devastated Beirut killing 160 people
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The explosion devastated Beirut killing 160 people

Hassan also added that Prime Minister Hassan Diab will head to the presidential palace to hand over the resignation in the name of all the ministers.

Speaking to reporters, Hassan said: “The whole government resigned”

The PM’s office said Diab is set to deliver an address to the nation at 7.30 pm local time – 5.30pm UK…

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