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Grenades explode in Lebanon’s Tripoli, no casualties

A Lebanese Army helicopter flies over buildings as soldiers are deployed as part of a security plan to restore stability in Tripoli, north Lebanon, April 2, 2014. (REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim)

BEIRUT: Two hand grenades exploded in the northern city of Tripoli overnight without causing any casualties, security sources said Wednesday.

The sources told The Daily Star that shortly after midnight, two assailants on a motorcycle tossed a hand grenade near Alameddine pharmacy in the Tripoli neighborhood of Zahriyeh.

Minutes later, the same assailants lobbed another hand grenade near Hallab Sweets in the nearby Tal district.

The blasts caused some damage, but no casualties, the sources added.





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