An explosion in southern Lebanon has killed a senior Palestinian official and at least three other people.

Lebanese and Palestinian security officials say the blast hit a car carrying Fatah official Medhat Kamal outside the Mieh Mieh refugee camp, near the coastal city of Sidon.

Kamal, who was killed, was a deputy to the Palestinian Liberation Organization, PLO, representative in Lebanon.


Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.