Explosion hits near bank in central Beirut
“A bomb exploded near a major bank in the western part of the Lebanese capital Beirut late on Sunday, with no immediate reports of casualties, security sources and witnesses said.
The Lebanese Red Cross said two people received minor injuries, the National News Agency reported.
Lebanese army soldiers secure the site of an explosion at the headquarters of the Lebanese Blom Bank in Beirut, Lebanon June 12, 2016. (Reuters)
Smoke rose from the Verdun area of Beirut after the blast. Local television showed footage of a damaged building and said shattered glass had fallen to the ground from several storeys up.”