#Beirut ; ” Two people are killed and six wounded by a car-bomb that hits `Bir Hasan’ during Rush Hour”

#AceWorldNews says at least two people were killed by a car bomb that hit the Beirut neighbourhood of Bir Hasan during the morning rush hour on Wednesday, local media say.

The explosion occurred in a predominantly Shiite area near the Iranian cultural centre and the Kuwaiti Embassy, according to the Lebanon-based Al-Mayadeen TV.

Six people were reportedly wounded.

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“Al-Qaeda – linked `Abdullah Azzam Brigades’ claim responsibility for the `Twin Suicide Bombings’ in Beirut”

#AceWorldNew says that the Al-Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades claimed responsibility on Wednesday for the twin suicide bombings that struck the Beirut neighborhood of Bir Hasan, the Daily Star newspaper reports.

Two car bombs were behind the blasts that killed five and wounded 80 others, police said.

The group, on its Twitter feed, also claimed responsibility for the November-19 twin suicide attack targeting the Iranian Embassy that killed dozens, including an Iranian official.

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