Beirut blast kills politician

Walid Eido, an Anti-Syrian member of parliament is killed in a car bomb attack.

    It is the sixth blast to hit Beirut and the
    surrounding areas in less than four weeks

    Walid Eido is a Sunni member of the Lebanese Future Movement (Saad al-Hariri's party), which is part of the March 14 majority bloc.

     

    Eido was a retired judge, who had been critical of Hezbollah and Emile Lahoud, who recently called on Fouad Siniora, the prime minister, to launch investigation into last year's war.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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