Blast in southern Lebanon kills local Palestinian official

April 12, 2016 9:53 AM

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BEIRUT – Lebanese security officials say an explosion in the southern city of Sidon has killed a local Palestinian official.

The officials said Tuesday's blast instantly killed a security official with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah group. The man was identified Fathi Zeidan, Fatah's security chief in the refugee camp of Mieh Mieh near Sidon.

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