Syrian minister condemns Beirut car bomb
Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoabi condemned what he referred to as "the cowardly acts of terror in the Ashafriyeh neighborhood" in Beirut, adding that "these terrorist attacks, no matter where they take place, must be condemned and are unjustified."


A Lebanese new website reported that 88 people had been injured in the blast. Eight people were reportedly killed. (Roi Kais)