690 tons of Amonium Nitrate containers placed in Chennai Manali Sattva container freight station where Chennai customs placed the seized. Extra precautions are being undertaken after the Lebanon incident. Earlier this week, a pair of explosions due to Amonium Nitrate in Lebanon's Beirut caused a widespread damage. 2,750-ton stockpile of ammonium nitrate was stored nearby in the city. Amonium Nitrate is a highly explosive chemical often used a fertilizer.
Rescue teams continue to search for survivors in the rubble of Beirut's port, nearly three days after a massive explosion sent a wave of destruction through Lebanon's capital, killing more than 150 people and wounding thousands.
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