Beirut blast killed 2 Hamas members


Hamas Official Ayman Taha confirmed two of his group’s members were among those killed in the explosion late Saturday in Haret Hraik, a Hezbollah stronghold in southern Beirut . He identified them as Basil Jomaa and Hassan Haddad. He said the cause of the blast was still unclear.

Lebanese President Michel Suleiman condemned the explosion, saying it was an act of sabotage aimed at undermining stability in Lebanon . He added: “The will of the Lebanese and their determination will not allow such acts to undermine the stability of the country”

Suleiman called on the concerned security services and judicial authorities to intensify their investigations in order to arrest the perpetrators and bring them to justice.



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