Explosion in south Beirut suburbs

Associated Press
A Lebanese Shiite gunman fires his AK-47 during the funeral procession of Hamad al-Mekdad, 42, who was killed on Thursday by a car bomb in a predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Lebanese forensic experts collected evidence Friday at the scene of a massive explosion in a southern suburb of Beirut that killed dozens of people and wounded hundreds, the deadliest blast in the area in nearly three decades. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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Lebanon's state-run news agency says at least three people have been killed and 20 others wounded in an explosion that ripped through a stronghold of the militant Hezbollah group in a southern suburb of the capital Beirut. (AP)

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