Lebanon

Suicide Bombing Strikes Hezbollah Stronghold in Lebanon

10 reportedly injured

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A car bomb struck a stronghold of the Shia armed group Hezbollah in eastern Lebanon, injuring both civilians and members, Lebanon's state-run news agency said.

The National News Agency (NNA) reported that Tuesday's blast near the remote village of Sbouba in the Baalbek region "was caused by a suicide bomber".

Beirut-based The Daily Star daily said the suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden vehicle into two vans carrying Hezbollah members.

Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV confirmed the blast, adding that the attack took place near a Hezbollah transit point hub.

There was no immediate word on the nature of the explosion or the target.

Al Jazeera's correspondent in Lebanon said 10 were injured in the attack.