Several dead after car bomb hits Hezbollah area of Beirut

July 9, 2013 11:39

BEIRUT - Several people were killed and wounded in a car bomb explosion in an area of southern Beirut controlled by the pro-Iranian Shi'ite group Hezbollah on Tuesday, a Reuters reporter on the scene said.

Hezbollah sealed off the site of the explosion, a shopping mall run by the group in the the Bir al-Abed district. The blast sent clouds of black smoke into the sky.

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