Beirut Blast Killing Ex-Minister Shows Creeping Syrian Divisions (11)

Bloomberg L.P. 2013.12.27 14:39
By Donna Abu-Nasr A car bomb shook downtown Beirut today, killing former Finance Minister Mohamad Chatah and five other people, underscoring how the fallout from Syria's civil war is deepening divisions in neighboring Lebanon. Fifty others were injured when the bomb, rigged with about 50 kilograms (110 pounds) of explosives packed inside a stolen Honda, detonated around 9:45 a.m.
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