Security forces have cordoned off the area and a bomb expert is trying to dismantle the device.
This development comes after explosions took place last Friday outside the Al-Taqwa Mosque in the city’s Al-Zahiriya area and the Al-Salam Mosque in the Al-Mina neighborhood.
Also, a car bomb went off last week on the main road between the Al-Rueiss and Bir al-Abed areas of Hezbollah’s Beirut stronghold of Dahieh, leaving 27 people dead and at least 336 injured.
Update 1: NBN manager Qassem Suweid told reporters that the bomb was dismantled
Update 2: The bomb weighed 1.5 kg and was discovered jst after midnight in a flower basin by the NBN guard