UPDATED: Bomb kills 9, injures 35 in Alawite quarter of Lebanon's Tripoli
AFP, Ahram Online, , Saturday 10 Jan 2015


A blast killed nine people and injured 35 others in a flashpoint Alawite neighbourhood of the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli Saturday, the Lebanese National News Agency reported.

"A blast went off near a cafe in the Jabal Mohsen neighbourhood. Nine bodies were found," said a security source, adding that two of the bodies had been ripped apart by the force of the explosion.

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