Bombing at Iranian Embassy in Beirut kills at least 23

Posted on November 19, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriates Injured, Expatriates Killed, Middle East

NBC News reports that an Iranian diplomat was among at least 23 people killed in a suspected twin suicide bomb attack at the Iranian Embassy in Beirut Tuesday, officials said. An al Qaeda-linked terror group claimed responsibility – the latest sign that Syria’s civil war is spilling over the border into Lebanon. Burning cars, bodies and pools of blood littered the front of the embassy building, in the Hezbollah-dominated south of the city. Read article

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