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Car Bomb Explodes in Lebanese Capital, Six Wounded

A car bomb exploded in a Christian suburb of eastern Beirut on Saturday, wounding at least six people and raising fresh fears of a return to Lebanon’s violent past. The blast devastated the ground and first floors of an apartment block, blowing out balconies, shattering windows in surrounding buildings and wrecking dozens of vehicles, a Reuters correspondent at the scene said. The vehicle containing the bomb exploded after midnight in an adjacent car park, gouging out a crater. “I was standing under this building and we heard a huge explosion and there was a big cloud of dust, and glass flew everywhere. We saw this car just fly into the air and land on the street right in front of us,” said witness Rany Ayoub. Full Story

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