The Leiden Gunpowder Disaster of 1807-Just Like Beirut Explosion

A major gunpowder explosion in Leiden, Netherlands, almost destroyed the city and killed 150 people. All due to negligence as in the Beirut explosion

The City after explosion. Source-Wikipedia

It was the port at the city of Leiden in the Netherlands on 12th January 1807. Citizens of the town noticed…

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