Middle East

  • Civilians, soldiers and policemen gather at the site of an explosion in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 27, 2013, that killed former finance minister Mohamad Chata.
  • Forensic inspectors examine the site of an explosion in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 27, 2013.
  • Lebanese firefighters extinguish burned vehicles at the scene of an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 27, 2013.
  • A view of a crater that was caused by an explosion in the downtown area of Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 27, 2013.
  • Lebanese police detain a suspect at the site of an explosion in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 27, 2013.
  • A security officer fires his pistol as smoke rises from the site of an explosion in the downtown area of Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 27, 2013.
  • A Lebanese army soldier gestures as he runs near the site of an explosion in the downtown area of Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 27, 2013.
  • A Lebanese Army soldier stands next to a destroyed car at the scene of an explosion in central Beirut, Lebanon, Dec. 27, 2013.

Beirut Car Bomb Kills Ex-Minister Chatah

Published December 27, 2013

Lebanese officials say a car bombing in central Beirut has killed former Finance Minister Mohamad Chatah and at least four others.


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