Lebanon News

Suspected car bomb near army checkpoint in Beirut

BEIRUT: A suspected car bomb blew up outside a cafe near a Lebanese army checkpoint in Beirut  late Monday, security sources said.

The source said a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Army checkpoint at one of the main entrances to the capital's southern suburbs 

There was no immediate words on casualties in the Tayyouneh neighborhood. 

A suicide bombing at a police checkpoint on the Beirut-Damascus highway last Friday that fueled fears of violent spillover from Syria and Iraq. A police officer was killed and 33 people were wounded in the bombing.

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