Beirut Blasts: ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Dual Explosions That Killed 43

November 13, 2015 10:43 AM

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Beirut Blasts: ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Dual Explosions That Killed 43

Two explosions in a busy area of Beirut's southern suburb killed at least 43 people and wounded 239 more, the Lebanese Red Cross told NBC News, as ISIS claimed responsibility for the bloodshed.

The Syria and Iraq-based terror group said on social media that it orchestrated the dual attacks, which occurred just outside a Shi'ite center in the Borj al-Barajneh area, a stronghold of Lebanese Hezbollah.

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