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Explosion rocks Shiite Beirut suburb

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A huge explosion on Tuesday rocked Beirut's Hezbollah stronghold in the southern suburbs, which is populated mainly by Shiite Muslims, Lebanese television channels reported.

Several broadcasters, among them Hezbollah's Al-Manar, reported injuries while private channel LBC showed a large cloud of black smoke rising above the densely populated neighbourhood.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130709/explosion-rocks-shiite-beirut-suburb