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Iranian Center in Beirut Targeted by Suicide Bombers

February 19th, 2014 · 2:16 pm @   -  No Comments
Date of Occurrence: February 19, 2014
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Event: Suicide Bombing
Fatalities: 6 (4 people + 2 bombers)
Injuries/Displaced: Over 100

Two cars packed with explosives targeted an Iranian cultural center in Beirut during rush hour traffic.  An al Qaeda-linked group (Abdullah Azzam Brigades) claimed responsibility.  It was estimated that 160 kg of explosives were used during the attack and the explosion went off within 20 meters of the building.

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