They hold the government responsible for the massive explosion in the port of the Lebanese capital. According to the latest figures, 158 people were killed and more than 6000 people were injured.
The explosion was likely caused when a fire in the harbor spilled over to a warehouse that held an enormous amount of ammonium nitrate, without proper safety precautions. Ammonium nitrate is used for fertilizer, but it is extremely explosive at high temperatures. For example, it is also used in mining.
The reaction of the government after the disaster also aroused a lot of anger among the inhabitants of Beirut. Help for the hundreds of thousands of homeless people must come from private aid organizations, hardly any help comes from the government.