LEBANON: ‘ AL-NURSA FRONT CLAIM RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUICIDE BOMB ATTACK ON CAFE ‘

#AceWorldNews – LEBANON:Jan.11: The Nusra Front terrorist group in Syria, with links to Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack that targeted a cafe in the Lebanese city of Tripoli on Saturday, which killed at least seven people.

7 dead al-nursa claims responsibility - Screenshot from 2015-01-11 12:35:44

7 dead al-nursa claims responsibility – Screenshot from 2015-01-11 12:35:44

The statement was made public via a Twitter account belonging to the group, which said that the attack was planned “in revenge for the Sunnis in Syria and Lebanon.

The country’s Prime Minister Tammam Salam described the attack as “a new attempt to spread the seeds of strife”in Tripoli, which is Lebanon’s second largest city and is home to numerous Sunni Islamist groups.

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