Car Bomb Hits Hizbullah Stronghold in East Lebanon

(AP-Washington Post) A suicide bomber detonated a vehicle near a Hizbullah base in the Bekaa Valley in eastern Lebanon on Tuesday, causing an unspecified number of casualties. The bombing appeared to be related to a series of reprisal attacks over Hizbullah's role in the civil war in neighboring Syria. Footage aired on Lebanese television showed several badly damaged vehicles, including the charred, twisted wreckage of an overturned jeep. Last month, two suicide bombers blew themselves up outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, killing 23 people.

2013-12-17 00:00:00

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