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Report: Nearly 2 dozen dead in Beirut blasts

Nearly two dozen people are dead after two explosions outside of the Iranian embassy in Beirut on Tuesday.
Beirut (WSYR-TV) – Nearly two dozen people are dead after two explosions outside of the Iranian embassy in Beirut on Tuesday.

CNN reports that a radical Sunni group is claiming responsibility for the bombings, which claimed the lives of 23 people.

The cable news network reported that approximately 146 people were injured.

The group - the Abdullah Azzam Brigades – said the bombings were a strike against Hezbollah.

Visit CNN.com for more details on the incident.

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