At least 10 people were killed and dozens were injured in a bombing that targeted Muslim Scholars in he border town of Arsal according to media reports that claim the casualties are expected to increase further.
Among the dead is the Head of the al-Qalamoun Muslim scholars committee Sheikh Othman Mansour
LBCI television said that all of the casualties are Syrian.
NNA meanwhile reported that the explosives used in the attack were hidden in a motorcycle that was parked near where the meeting was being held.
Military Examining Magistrate Judge Saqr Saqr ordered the military police and army intelligence to carry out the investigations in the Arsal blast, Voice of Lebanon radio (100.5) reported.
The Qalamoun Muslim scholars committee is concerned with aiding Syrian refugees and catering to the needs of their encampments.
The explosion also took place near a wedding and both the bride and groom were killed in the blast .
This is a breaking news … more updates to follow
Update: The Head of the al-Qalamoun Muslim scholars committee Sheikh Othman Mansour is still alive but in extremely critical condition, LBC reported
Families of the abducted Lebanese soldiers are pinning their hope the Emir of Qatar and Turkish president Erdogan to intervene to find a solution for their loved ones
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