Explosion Near Beirut Kills 1

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Lebanon say an explosion near the capital, Beirut, has killed at least one person and wounded another.

Authorities said the blast happened Thursday in a parking lot in Antelias, a Christian suburb to the northeast of Beirut.

Officials say a car belonging to the son of a judge was parked near where the explosion took place, but it is unclear if the vehicle was being targeted.