Beirut Blast: Explosion Hits Hezbollah Stronghold In Lebanese Capital (PHOTO)

Aug 15, 2013 | Updated Oct 15, 2013

BEIRUT, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Twenty people were killed in the explosion which struck the southern Beirut stronghold of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group on Thursday, a security source said.

An army statement said the cause of the explosion was a car bomb. The blast engulfed several vehicles in flames and trapped many people in nearby buildings which were damaged in the explosion.

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