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Army: 20 kg of explosives used in Beirut blast
Lebanese army personnel arrive at the site of the explosion in Haret Hreik, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
Lebanese army personnel arrive at the site of the explosion in Haret Hreik, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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BEIRUT: The Army said Thursday preliminary investigations indicated that 20 kilograms of explosives material were used in the car bombing that struck the Beirut southern suburbs earlier in the day.

“The results of preliminary investigations by military experts at the scene of the explosion that occurred in the afternoon in Haret Hreik – Al-Arid Street – show that the blast resulted from 20 kilograms of explosives that were distributed in a 1993, dark green Grand Cherokee Jeep carrying license plate number G341580,” the military said in a statement.

 
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