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Landmine blast north of Beirut kills one, wounds another

BEIRUT: One person was killed and another wounded Monday in a landmine explosion north of Beirut, security sources told The Daily Star.

According to the sources, the blast took place during excavation work on the Barbara road.

The victim was identified as Rami al-Aweek, a man in his thirties from the town of al-Fouwar in Zghorta.

The wounded, identified as Mohammad Wajih al-Duhaiby, was transported to a hospital in Jbeil, north Lebanon, for treatment.

Investigations are underway to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.

 

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