Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Explosion near Horsh Tabet
At around 5:20pm, an explosion occured in approximity of Horsh Tabet, near Rond Point Al Hayek, no news available yet.
I heard and saw the explosion from my work, it seems it is in a residential area.
Update (6:30pm): 6 casualties and many wounded in this explosion. The explosion was targetting the convoy of Member of Parliament Antoine Ghanem, a member of the Phalange Party. The explosion caused a massive fire. It happened in Northern Matn, in Sin El Fil, near Al Hayeh roundabout.
The explosion and assassination came 3 months after the last one which killed MP Waleed Eido and his son, and a week before the parliament session whose President Nabih Berri called for, in order to discuss the presidential elections.