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11 dead in Lebanon bombing

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A damaged bus is seen, in the northern city of Tripoli, Lebanon today. A bomb exploded near a bus carrying civilians and off-duty members of the military in the northern city of Tripoli early this morning. Suspicion fell on the possibility of the so called al-Qaida-inspired Islamic fighters seeking revenge on the military.

A security official says eleven people were killed in a bomb blast that rocked the north Lebanese port city of Tripoli this morning.

The official says "Eleven people were killed, including eight Lebanese soldiers," adding that 18 wounded remained in hospitals in the

At least two of the dead succumbed to their injuries in hospital.