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An explosive device hidden in plants outside a bank in Beirut exploded Sunday evening on a mostly-empty street, lightly wounding two people, officials said.Internal Security Forces head Ibrahim Basbous later said the device weighed between 10-15 kilograms.Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk told Reuters it was "clear" that Blom was the target of the blast. Saad Azhari, the head of Blom Bank, told reporters he had no idea why his bank would be targeted.Basbous, the police chief, confirmed that the blast occurred outside the bank, saying the device was planted against a wall of the building in plants.
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