Explosion Rocks Shiyyah as Vehicle Goes on Fireإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
A loud blast shook the neighborhood of Shiyyah in Beirut’s southern suburbs at dawn Monday, which the National News Agency said was the result of the explosion of a vehicle that suffered a technical malfunction.
Hizbullah and Amal members threw a security dragnet at the blast scene shortly after the explosion was heard at around 2:20 a.m., NNA said.
The agency said the explosion was the result of fire from a malfunction in the vehicle which it said was a 2003 model Mercedes-Benz license plate W283655.
No injuries were reported in the incident.
The car owner was identified as Mohammad Jamil Jawad. He owns a car spare parts shop, NNA said.