Family and friends hold coffins of victims killed in a car bomb attack on Saturday, during a funeral in the Shi'ite town of Hermel February 3, 2014. (REUTERS/Rami Bleibel)
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Investigations into the weekend Hermel bombing are ongoing and authorities are awaiting the results of the forensic report, judicial sources told The Daily Star Monday.Security sources confirmed that the car had arrived to Hermel from northern Bekaa.According to the sources, the suicide bomber toured the town of Hermel before detonating his vehicle near the Aytam gas station Saturday evening, killing three civilians and wounding 23 others. The suicide bomber's features were unblemished, despite the force of the blast.The mukhtar of Fnaydeq in north Lebanon Monday denied media reports that a local from his town was the suicide bomber responsible for the deadly weekend attack in Hermel, saying that the suspected resident was in fact alive and well.
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