Explosion in south Beirut suburbs

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)

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)
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)
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)
Lebanese Shiite gunmen fire their AK-47 during the funeral procession of Hamad al-Mekdad, 42, who was killed on Thursday by a car bomb explosion, during his funeral procession at an predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah in the 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)
Lebanese Shiite gunmen fire their AK-47 during the funeral procession of Hamad al-Mekdad, 42, who was killed on Thursday by a car bomb explosion, during his funeral procession at an predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah in the 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)
Lebanese Shiite gunmen fire their AK-47 during the funeral procession of Hamad al-Mekdad, 42, who was killed on Thursday by a car bomb explosion, during his funeral procession at an predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah in the 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)
Lebanese citizens stand on their destroyed balconies at the site of a car bomb explosion in southern Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese citizens stand on their destroyed balconies at the site of a car bomb explosion in southern Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese citizens stand on their destroyed balconies at the site of a car bomb explosion in southern Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Hezbollah supporters raise their hands to great Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, who delivers a speech through a giant TV screen from a secret location, during a rally marking the seventh anniversary of the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war, at the southern Lebanese-Israel border village of Aita, Lebanon, Friday Aug. 16, 2013. Sheik Hassan Nasrallah says all preliminary investigations show Takfiri groups, a term for Sunni radicals, were likely behind Thursday's bombing in a predominantly Shiite southern suburb of Beirut that killed tens of people and wounded hundreds. The Arabic words on the left and right read:"Our decision is resistance." (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)
Hezbollah supporters raise their hands to great Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, who delivers a speech through a giant TV screen from a secret location, during a rally marking the seventh anniversary of the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war, at the southern Lebanese-Israel border village of Aita, Lebanon, Friday Aug. 16, 2013. Sheik Hassan Nasrallah says all preliminary investigations show Takfiri groups, a term for Sunni radicals, were likely behind Thursday's bombing in a predominantly Shiite southern suburb of Beirut that killed tens of people and wounded hundreds. The Arabic words on the left and right read:"Our decision is resistance." (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)
Hezbollah supporters raise their hands to great Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, who delivers a speech through a giant TV screen from a secret location, during a rally marking the seventh anniversary of the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war, at the southern Lebanese-Israel border village of Aita, Lebanon, Friday Aug. 16, 2013. Sheik Hassan Nasrallah says all preliminary investigations show Takfiri groups, a term for Sunni radicals, were likely behind Thursday's bombing in a predominantly Shiite southern suburb of Beirut that killed tens of people and wounded hundreds. The Arabic words on the left and right read:"Our decision is resistance." (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)
A Lebanese Shiite women mourns during the funeral procession of Hamad al-Mekdad, 42, who was killed on Thursday by a car bomb explosion, during his funeral procession at an predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah in the 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)
A Lebanese Shiite women mourns during the funeral procession of Hamad al-Mekdad, 42, who was killed on Thursday by a car bomb explosion, during his funeral procession at an predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah in the 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)
A Lebanese Shiite women mourns during the funeral procession of Hamad al-Mekdad, 42, who was killed on Thursday by a car bomb explosion, during his funeral procession at an predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah in the 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)
A Lebanese army investigator takes photos at the site of a car bomb explosion in southern Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese army investigator takes photos at the site of a car bomb explosion in southern Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese army investigator takes photos at the site of a car bomb explosion in southern Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Zeinab Muzannar, 13, an injured Lebanese girl who was wounded by a car explosion, sits on her bed at a hospital, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Zeinab Muzannar, 13, an injured Lebanese girl who was wounded by a car explosion, sits on her bed at a hospital, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Zeinab Muzannar, 13, an injured Lebanese girl who was wounded by a car explosion, sits on her bed at a hospital, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese Shiite mourners carry the body of Hamad al-Mekdad, 42, who was killed on Thursday by a car bomb explosion, during his funeral procession at an predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah in the 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)
Lebanese Shiite mourners carry the body of Hamad al-Mekdad, 42, who was killed on Thursday by a car bomb explosion, during his funeral procession at an predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah in the 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)
Lebanese Shiite mourners carry the body of Hamad al-Mekdad, 42, who was killed on Thursday by a car bomb explosion, during his funeral procession at an predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah in the 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)
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 explosion at an predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in the 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)
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 explosion at an predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in the 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)
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 explosion at an predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in the 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)
Lebanese citizens stand behind an anti-US banner attached to their damaged balcony, at the site of 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. The Arabic banner in the left reads, "Will not break." (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese citizens stand behind an anti-US banner attached to their damaged balcony, at the site of 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. The Arabic banner in the left reads, "Will not break." (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese citizens stand behind an anti-US banner attached to their damaged balcony, at the site of 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. The Arabic banner in the left reads, "Will not break." (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese army investigator, third floor, stands on a damaged balcony as he takes pictures near the site of a car bomb explosion, at an overwhelmingly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing tens of people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese army investigator, third floor, stands on a damaged balcony as he takes pictures near the site of a car bomb explosion, at an overwhelmingly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing tens of people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese army investigator, third floor, stands on a damaged balcony as he takes pictures near the site of a car bomb explosion, at an overwhelmingly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing tens of people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese Army investigators inspect at the site of a car bomb explosion in an overwhelmingly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing tens of people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese Army investigators inspect at the site of a car bomb explosion in an overwhelmingly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing tens of people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese Army investigators inspect at the site of a car bomb explosion in an overwhelmingly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing tens of people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army investigator inspects the site of a car bomb explosion in an overwhelmingly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing tens of people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army investigator inspects the site of a car bomb explosion in an overwhelmingly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing tens of people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese Army investigator inspects the site of a car bomb explosion in an overwhelmingly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing tens of people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese Army investigators stand on a damaged balcony as one takes pictures near the site of a car bomb explosion, in an overwhelmingly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing tens people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese Army investigators stand on a damaged balcony as one takes pictures near the site of a car bomb explosion, in an overwhelmingly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing tens people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese Army investigators stand on a damaged balcony as one takes pictures near the site of a car bomb explosion, in an overwhelmingly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing tens people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese nurse treats an injured man who was seriously wounded by a car explosion in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese nurse treats an injured man who was seriously wounded by a car explosion in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese nurse treats an injured man who was seriously wounded by a car explosion in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese nurse treats an injured man who was seriously wounded by a car explosion in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese nurse treats an injured man who was seriously wounded by a car explosion in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
A Lebanese nurse treats an injured man who was seriously wounded by a car explosion in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. A powerful car bomb tore through a bustling south Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 18 and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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