A man stands near damaged cars at the site of an explosion in the town of Hermel on Thursday January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Rami Bleibel
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Lebanese officials condemned Thursday as a "terrorist" act a car bomb that ripped through northeast Lebanon earlier during the day killing five people and wounding scores.President Michel Sleiman condemned the "terrorist bombing" that targeted Hermel and called for fortifying Lebanon against terrorist groups.Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam also condemned the blast as a "shameful terrorist act" and called for punishing the perpetrators.Grand Mufti Sheikh Mohammad Rashid Qabbani also described the explosion as a "criminal act" and called on the Lebanese to remain unified to confront bombings in the country.
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