By Jack Elsom For Mailonline
Published: 10:21 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 10:31 GMT, 16 January 2021
An investigation into the blast that laid waste to Beirut has uncovered links between Bashar al-Assad and the firm which shipped the chemicals that exploded.
Three figures with strong ties to the Syrian government were found to have shared a London office with Savaro Ltd, which reportedly purchased the 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate that blew up in the Lebanese capital last August.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
George Haswani and brothers Imad and Mudalal Khuri are Syrian-Russian nationals who have helped Assad consolidate power in the war-afflicted country.
Their ties to the ammonium nitrate, which were drawn in a documentary seen by the Guardian, supposedly fuels suspicions the flammable cargo was always meant for the port of Beirut and not Mozambique, which was listed at its destination.
Beirut is still rebuilding from the wreckage of the blast, which killed more than 200 people and razed buildings (pictured the day after the explosion)
An investigation into the blast that laid waste to Beirut has uncovered links between Bashar al-Assad (pictured) and the firm which shipped the chemicals that exploded
Haswani, Imad and Mudalal