South Lebanon Banks Attacked with Explosives

The Lebanese army and security forces are investigating two attacks on banks in South Lebanon, after an explosive device detonated near a branch and a Molotov cocktail was tossed at an ATM.

Security sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that investigators were probing the two attacks.

Banks have been previously the target of attacks, which often involved political messages, based on the identity and affiliation of the people behind them.

An explosive device was tossed at the Fransabank branch in the southern port city of Sidon on Saturday night damaging its facade, the official National News Agency.

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Source: Asharq Al-Awsat