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Twin blasts strike near Iran’s embassy in Beirut

Burned cars are shown at the scene after two explosions struck near the Iranian Embassy killing many, in Beirut, Lebanon, on Nov. 19, 2013.(Photo: Hussein Malla, AP)

Associated Press – 11.19.2013 – BEIRUT, Lebanon — Twin explosions went off next to the Iranian embassy in southern Beirut Tuesday, killing 23 people and wounding 147, Lebanon’s state news agency reported. Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam called the blasts “a terrorist crime which would aim to strike [at] stability and national unity,” reported the agency.

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