Loud bang heard in south Beirut as object explodes at waste site


BEIRUT (Reuters) - A loud bang was heard in Beirut's southern district on Saturday, witnesses said, and security sources told Reuters an unidentified object had exploded as a truck was lifting waste at a dump site.

No injuries were reported.

(Reporting by Beirut bureau, writing By Maha El Dahan, editing by Mark Heinrich)

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