Car Bomb Kills A Security Officer in Beirut

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23 Jun 2014 21:00

The aftermath of a bomb near an army checkpoint in Beirut, which left a general security officer dead and at least 12 more injured. General Security officer Abdel Karim Hodroj was killed in the blast caused by a suicide bomber. Many of those injured were football fans in a nearby café who were celebrating Brazil’s World Cup victory, moments before. The Lebanese army released a statement saying that the culprit was a Syrian man, driving a Mercedes rigged with 25 kg of explosives. The army then cordoned off the area so the military police could conduct an investigation. This is the second suicide bomb in three days after a blast at an army checkpoint in eastern Lebanon, killed two soldiers on Friday.

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23 Jun 2014

Tayouneh, Beirut
June 23, 2014

The remnants of an old red Mercedes suspected to be carrying the suicide bomb.

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Tayouneh, Beirut
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A crowd of people gather at the explosion site.

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Tayouneh, Beirut
June 23, 2014

People gather around a nearby car that was destroyed by the explosion.

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Tayouneh, Beirut
June 23, 2014

Security officers, Red Cross and civil relief units, work together to calm the situation.

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Tayouneh, Beirut
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Security officers, Red Cross and civil relief units, work together to calm the situation.

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Tayouneh, Beirut
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Security officers, Red Cross and civil relief units, work together to calm the situation.

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Tayouneh, Beirut
June 23, 2014

Firemen put out the flames of the cars destroyed by the explosion.

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Tayouneh, Beirut
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Security forces, firemen, and rescue workers work together to clear the wreckage.

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Tayouneh, Beirut
June 23, 2014

The remnants of an old red Mercedes suspected to be carrying the suicide bomb.