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Explosion in Beirut suburb

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An explosion took place in the early hours of Tuesday morning in a southern suburb of Beirut populated mainly by Shiites, according to an AFP photographer on the scene.

The explosion happened around midnight local time on Tuesday (2100 GMT on Monday) near an army checkpoint and a cafe where football fans were watching the World Cup.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140623/explosion-beirut-suburb