Lebanon: 2 die in car bomb attack in Beirut Shiite district

Suicide bomber and soldier are victims, 20 wounded

24 June, 09:52

    A bomb blast near a Lebanese army checkpoint A bomb blast near a Lebanese army checkpoint

    (ANSAmed) - BEIRUT - A car bomb attack at around midnight last night shook the Shiite district of Shiyah in Beirut, close to a checkpoint and a café where people were watching a World Cup match, killing two people and wounding 20, according to a toll provided on Tuesday by local media.

    The victims are reportedly the suicide bomber and a soldier.

    It is the second suicide attack in Lebanon targeting a security checkpoint in just a few days.(ANSAmed).

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