Photo Credit: Al Hadath on Twitter
Ain Qana explosion, Sept. 22, 2020

A big explosion rocked the southern Lebanese town of Ain Qana, 30 miles south of Beirut, on Tuesday afternoon, causing four casualties, security sources and eyewitnesses told local media.

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It appears the blast hit a house belonging to Hezbollah, according to a security source and the Lebanese broadcaster al-Jadeed.

Hezbollah imposed a security lockdown on the entire area.

Images from Lebanese news media show clouds of dark smoke rising from the structure. The cause of the blast is not yet known.

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