A damaged furniture shop is seen near the site of Wednesday explosions in Bir Hasan, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Shop owners near the headquarters of Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV burned tires Friday to protest a spate of local road closures, the first signs of discomfort with the party's recently tightened security measures following this week's double car bombing.Hezbollah has boosted security measures around the TV station after a twin suicide bombing Wednesday targeted the Iranian Cultural Center in Bir Hasan, a southern suburb of Beirut, killing 11 people and wounding more than 125 .Not everyone in the area was so keen to talk, with some saying the security measures weren't having a negative effect.The owner of a nearby shop selling bathroom items was more outspoken.Let's see what will happen by Monday".Sitting on a chair and smoking a cigarette with other people by his shop, the man said the delegation had been told Al-Manar TV would move from the area within three months. The owner of the bathroom wares shop was less optimistic.
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