Report: Hezbollah blocking police from probing Beirut blast

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 30, 2011 14:01

Hezbollah security forces prevented Lebanese police from investigating the scene of an explosion Friday overnight which rocked Hezbollah's headquarters in a south Beirut suburb, DPA reported Saturday.

The blast, which took place inside an apartment on the tenth floor of a building in the the Roueiss neighborhood, killed at least one person and injured another, DPA said.

Immediately after the explosion, the area was blocked off by Hezbollah security forces who. A Lebanese security source told DPA that Hezbollah forces fired into the air to disperse curious crowds who gathered at the site.


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