Casualties from suicide car attack on another Hizballah stronghold

A suicide car ripped through the eastern Lebanese Shiite town of Hermel, a Hizballah stronghold on the Syrian border Thursday, killing at least five people and wounding more than 26. The huge blast hit the local center of government where Hizballah maintains its eastern headquarters. DEBKAfile: Hizballah’s surface missile stocks are also stored In the Hermel district. Al-Jadeed TV reported that the suicide bomber was wearing an explosives belt and the car was loaded with explosives.

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