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Explosion in southern Beirut

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Fire and smoke is seen at the site of the explosion in Beirut's southern suburbs

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A powerful explosion in Shi'ite group Hezbollah's southern Beirut stronghold killed three people on Thursday and sent a column of smoke into the sky, a witness said.

Television footage showed the twisted and blackened remains of several cars being doused with hoses by emergency services. The blast also tore off the facades of several nearby buildings. (Reuters)

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