One killed in blast near Hezbollah complex in Beirut

August 15, 2013 18:29

BEIRUT - One person was killed and three people were wounded when a powerful explosion struck southern Beirut near a complex used by Lebanon's militant group Hezbollah on Thursday, a Reuters witness at the scene said.

He said at least five buildings were damaged and many cars in the area were destroyed. The blast sent a column of black smoke over the densely populated area in the south of the Lebanese capital.

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