Beirut Car Bomb Caught on Tape

Four people were killed and 77 others were wounded Thursday in a car bomb that struck Haret Hreik, a neighborhood of Beirut's southern suburbs where Hezbollah enjoys broad support, the Health Ministry said. Lebanon’s caretaker Interior Minister Marwan Charbel said human remains inside the vehicle used in the explosion suggested a suicide bomber may have been involved. A judicial source told The Daily Star "DNA tests are being conducted on human remains that have yet to be identified." The 4.10 p.m. blast, which the Army said resulted from 20 kilograms of explosives material, caused plumes of black smoke to blanket the sky as ambulances rushed to the area. Read more: