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Five killed, 80 injured as twin suicide bombings hit southern Beirut

Five killed, 80 injured as twin suicide bombings hit southern Beirut

BEIRUT: At least five persons were killed and 80 others sustained injuries when two suicide blasts occurred in the southern suburbs of Lebanon’s capital Beirut on Wednesday.

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The suicide car bombings took place in the southern Bir Hassan neighborhood near the Iranian Cultural Chancellery and the Kuwaiti Embassy.

The al-Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades claimed responsibility for the blasts, saying they would continue their attacks against Iran and Hezbollah.

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