Storage of ammonium nitrate banned in Karachi after Lebanon explosion  


KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani has imposed a ban on storing ammonium nitrate, a chemical that caused a devastating explosion in Lebanon, without the prior information of the authorities, ARY NEWS reported. According to a notification issued on Saturday, the commissioner Karachi directed all the industrial associations in the city to provide details of the ammonium nitrate and other dual-use precursor chemicals available in the port areas and industrial zones of the city.