Suicide Bomber Hits Hotel Near Saudi Embassy in Beirut

June 25, 2014 6:17 PM

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Beirut: A suicide bomber killed himself and wounded at least four security officers at a hotel in Beirut close to the Saudi Arabian embassy on Wednesday, Lebanese security sources said, the third blast in Lebanon in less than a week.

The Saudi bomber blew himself up when he was approached by security officers near the Duroy hotel, some 20 metres from the embassy in the seaside district of Raouche, the sources said. The embassy was not damaged by the blast.

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