Former Lebanese minister killed in Beirut blast

BEIRUT - Former Lebanese minister Mohammed Shattah was killed in an explosion that targeted his convoy in Beirut on Friday, three security sources told Reuters.
Shattah, a Sunni Muslim, was also an opposition figure and an aide to former prime minister Saad al-Hariri.
Sources at the explosion site said Shattah was on his way to attend a meeting when the explosion occurred.
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