Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Breaking news: Explosion in Verdun

While the minister Ghazi Al Aridi was stating the decisions of the exceptional session of the government that took place tonight, an explosion happened in Verdun (Beirut), a commercial and inhabited location. Material losses so far.

Update: 7 wounded, 2 of them are kids. The explosion, said to possibly weight more than 15kg, was planted below a black car, which still remains until now unidentifiable.

Note that this explosion came after yesterday's (Sunday 20 May 2007) explosion in Ashrafieh (Beirut), behind ABC mall, in a parking that killed a 65 year old woman.

Update on North: Clashes and fires are still on going in North Lebanon, in Nahr Al Bared camp, between members of FatH Al Islam and the Lebanese Army, with many palestinian civilians stuck in the middle. It's been almost 2 days. No progress. A cease-fire was decided from 4 pm to 6 pm today (Monday 21st of May) in order for the red cross and palestinian red hilal to enter and bring the casualties and wounded, however members of the FatH al Islam, broke the cease-fire.

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