Blast in northern Lebanon

One person killed and up to 20 others injured in Bab al-Tebbaneh area of Tripoli.

    Lebanese troops and police were deployed
    to the area [AFP]

    The neighbourhood was the scene of fierce clashes last week between pro- and anti-government fighters.

    Rescue workers helped pull victims from the rubble and get them to hospital.

    Shops on the ground floor of the building and four apartments on its first floor, were destroyed by the blast.

    Cars on the street were also damaged.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera and agencies


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