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A suicide bomber blew himself up Friday morning at a police checkpoint on the Beirut-Damascus highway in east Lebanon, killing one police officer and wounding 32 people.Gen. Abbas Ibrahim said he narrowly escaped the attack in Dahr al-Baidar after the blast went off just 200 meters away from his convoy.Hours later, the Lebanese Army released a photo of a man suspected of being the suicide bomber behind the explosion, asking citizens with information to come forward, a security source told The Daily Star.In a statement, the Internal Security Forces said they had received information that a terrorist group was planning to carry out an attack in Beirut and other areas on June 20 . On his way from the Bekaa to Beirut, the suicide bomber stopped in the eastern village of Sofar for coffee, a security source told The Daily Star. Another security source told The Daily Star that security agencies had received intelligence that members from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) were preparing a suicide attack in Lebanon.
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