Explosion targets police barracks in Beirut

A bomb exploded near a police barracks in Beirut on Sunday night, the latest in a series of attacks targeting police stations in the Lebanese capital, security officials said. The explosion occurred near the police station in Tarek Jdeideh, a predominantly Sunni Muslim neighborhood in West Beirut, the officials said. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media. There was no immediate word on casualties.