Lebanese Army and forensic experts inspect the site of the explosion in Tayyouneh, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Hezbollah, whose party headquarters is located in the oft targeted southern suburbs of Beirut, has issued a statement condemning Monday night's suicide bombing that killed one and wounded 25 .Other Lebanese and foreign officials joined in condemning the latest terrorist attack to shake Lebanon, expressing sympathy and frustration over the bombing in Tayyouneh.Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora condemned the attack that shook Beirut overnight, saying that national unity was the only way to confront such dangers. Similarly, MP Bahia Hariri released a statement to comment on the event, saying that its purpose is to destroy the Lebanese people's hopes for stability and security.The United States Embassy Tuesday also condemned the terrorist attack, pledging full support for Lebanese security forces in the struggle against terrorism.Likewise, many Lebanese politicians and religious figures have expressed condemnation of the terrorist attack that killed a General Security officer and wounded 25 near an Army checkpoint in Beirut's southern suburb.In this vein, MP Ibrahim Kanaan called for a separation between political conflicts and security threats.
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