An investigator collects evidence from the site of the Burj al-Barajneh attack in Beirut's southern suburbs on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, one day after a pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Investigations into Thursday's ISIS-claimed attack against a southern Beirut suburb is concentrating on revealing the identities of the suicide bombers, a judicial source told The Daily Star Friday.ISIS did not identify the names of the bombers in its statement released after the attack, which killed at least 46 people and wounded over 200 in the southern Beirut suburb of Burj al-Barajneh.Military Prosecutor Saqr Saqr and State Prosecutor Samir Hammoud Friday confirmed that only two suicide bombers blew themselves up in the attack.According to the state-run National News Agency, Saqr instructed authorities to hand over the bodies which were viewed by forensics and coroners.The army said the attack was carried out by two suicide bombers, and that the body of a third who failed to detonate his explosive device was found at the scene of the second blast.
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