Blast hits west Beirut

The explosion comes 24 hours after an attack in the east of the Lebanese capital.

    Lebanese policemen evacuate residents
    from the site of the blast [Reuters]

    On Sunday, a woman had been killed when an explosive device planted under a parked car detonated by a popular shopping mall.
     
    At least 10 people were wounded by flying glass in that attack.
     
    In the north of the country, the Lebanese army has been fighting a Palestinian splinter group near a refugee camp at Tripoli for the second day. More than 55 people are reported dead in the fighting.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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