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Beirut explosion targets former minister - sources

Source: Reuters - Fri, 27 Dec 2013 08:27 AM
Author: Reuters
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Dec 27 (Reuters) - An explosion that rocked Beirut on Friday targeted a convoy of former Lebanese minister Mohammed Shattah, who is also an opposition figure in the bloc of former Sunni Prime Minister Saad Hariri, security sources said.

A Reuters witness at the scene said his car was "totally destroyed, it is in a wreck."

Shattah's condition remains unclear. (Reporting By Samia Nakhoul; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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