Security forces thwart third attack in a week

June 25, 2014 9:37 PM

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BEIRUT: Security services stepped up their crackdown on terror cells across the country Wednesday, as a suicide bomber blew himself up in a room at a Beirut hotel to avoid arrest during a raid.

The suicide bombing, the third to hit Lebanon in less than a week, wounded 12 people, a security source told The Daily Star.

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