Government starts investigation on the allegations of the presence of huge amount of ammonium nitrate in Aden port
“A specialized committee has started the process of verifying allegations of the presence of huge amount of ammonium nitrate in the docks of the Aden port,” the state-run Sabaa Agency said on Sunday.
According to the agency, “samples were taken from five containers that were randomly selected by the committee formed by the Attorney General, headed by Judge Anis Nasser, with the participation of the Arab Coalition and the relevant authorities.”
The sources indicated that “the formed committee will continue to take random samples from the containers for several days and examine them, provided that the results will be announced during the coming period.”
The media department of the Gulf of Aden Ports Corporation had previously denied the existence of any shipment containing this substance in the port of Aden.
Stating in a statement that “the material in the docks of the container terminal contains organic urea (UREA 46%), which is used as agricultural fertilizers”.