Aftermath of car bomb
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Suicide car bomb hits Lebanese capital Beirut

A suicide bomber has detonated a car bomb near a Lebanese army checkpoint in the capital, Beirut, killing a security officer.

The blast, which caused a huge fire, occurred in a southern suburb mainly inhabited by Shia Muslims.

At least 12 people who were watching World Cup football in a nearby cafe were wounded.

BBC Arabic correspondent Carine Torbey reports.

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