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Twin suicide car bombings targeting the Iranian Cultural Center in a busy Beirut suburb Wednesday killed at least eight people, including the bombers, and wounded 128 others, a security source said.The blasts, which occurred at 9:25 a.m. during rush hour, are the second attack in less than four months targeting Iranian interests in Bir Hasan.The twin attack killed eight people, including a policeman and the two suicide bombers, the source told The Daily Star, adding that several wounded were in critical condition.Al-Manar Television reported that the soldier grew suspicious of one of the bombers inside the vehicle and stopped him. The bomber then blew up the car.The military said the "simultaneous attacks" were caused by two vehicles that exploded seconds apart: a Mercedes exploded outside the Iranian Cultural Center while a BMW blew up near the European exhibition center.The second vehicle, BMW X5, contained 90 kilograms of shells placed in the four-wheel vehicle, which was stolen from Beirut's southern suburbs on the Airport road.A number of buildings and vehicles were damaged and human remains were seen scattered at the site of the attack.
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