Civil defence members and Lebanese Army soldiers inspect the wreckage of a van at the site of an explosion in Choueifat, south of the capital on 3 February 2014.
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Lebanon 'suicide bomber' strikes southern Beirut

Several people have been wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a southern district of the Lebanese capital Beirut.

The interior minister said the bomber detonated explosives in a minibus during rush hour in Choueifat.

Footage from the scene shows crowds and emergency services gathered around the charred wreck of the bus.

Jim Muir reports.

  • 03 Feb 2014