BEIRUT, Lebanon — In the gathering dusk of the autumnal evening, the first blast tore through the busy shopping streets in Beirut’s southern suburb of Burj al-Barajneh. Within minutes, a second explosion ripped through the gathered crowd

The twin explosions Thursday left at least 43 people dead and more than 200 wounded. Residents watched in horror as the death toll climbed sharply, quickly making them the deadliest attacks on the country since the start of the neighbouring Syrian conflict

Abu Ali, the owner of a falafel shop near the explosion, says his son Zain spent the evening pulling wounded, bleeding bodies out of the rubble, but paid a high price Read more…

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