Lebanon rocked by another explosion in Hezbollah stronghold


There was a blast at a reported arms depot in a Hezbollah stronghold in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, sowing panic among residents still recovering from the deadly explosion that tore through Beirut last month.

According to the official National News Agency (NNA), explosions could be heard at around 3 p.m. across the southern regions of Nabatieh and Iqlim al-Tuffah, and thick smoke could be seen near the towns of Ain Qana and Kafarfila.

A security source told Reuters an arms depot belonging to Iran-backed Hezbollah exploded due to a “technical error,” injuring several people.

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Source: Al-Monitor