Beirut Car Bomb Kills Lebanese Critic Of Syria

Beirut Car Bomb Kills Lebanese Critic Of Syria

Via AFP:

A huge car bomb blast in central Beirut Friday killed six people including an influential member of a coalition opposed to the Syrian regime, leaving cars ablaze and buildings wrecked.

Tensions have soared in Lebanon since the outbreak of the war in neighbouring Syria, as the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah movement has sent troops to back the regime while their rivals in the Western-backed March 14 coalition have supported the Sunni-led rebels.

State news agency NNA said Mohammad Chatah, 62, was killed in the blast as he headed to a meeting of the March 14 coalition at the mansion of ex-pre...

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