Huge explosion in Beirut

On Monday an explosion went off in the building that houses the office of lawyer Sakher El-Hachem afternoon, in the Nakhle Center in Furn El-Chebbak, Beirut.

El-Hachem and his two sons, lawyers Shahid and Nahi, who were with him at the time of the explosion, were not injured, but there was damage in the building.

The motives behind the explosion are not yet known.
El-Hachem is the legal representative for many defendants in different cases, but his most prominent client is Nissan in the file of businessman Carlos Ghosn, who is being investigated in Lebanon in corruption cases.