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Large explosion heard near Beirut (moved from ATSNN)

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posted on Aug, 22 2005 @ 03:32 PM
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An explosion rocked a shopping center in a neighborhood in northern Beirut. Residents of the Zalka area said black smoke was rising near a hotel. Ambulances and fire engines headed to the area.
 



today.reuters.com
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A powerful bomb exploded in a Christian area north of Beirut on Monday, wounding at least two people, a Lebanese security source said.

The bomb exploded in the car park of a hotel in the Zalka area outside the capital, the source said.



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A series of bombings has hit Lebanon since the February assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri.




posted on Aug, 22 2005 @ 03:54 PM
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Several people are reported to have been injured in the powerful explosion which could be heard kilometres away.

There have been differing reports about the precise location of the blast, with witnesses variously saying it took place outside a hotel or a shopping centre

[edit on 22-8-2005 by Riwka]



 
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