Lebanese soldiers inspect Beirut bomb aftermath
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Deadly bomb strikes Shia suburb of Beirut

21 January 2014 Last updated at 23:32 GMT

An attack by a suspected suicide car bomber has reportedly killed four people in a Hezbollah stronghold in a Shia-dominated suburb of Beirut.

Flames were seen pouring from the facade of a multi-storey building, along with large plumes of smoke.

The blast, in Arid Street in the southern Haret Hreik district, left at least 20 injured, reports say.

Jim Muir reports.

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