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Lebanon: Blogger's Close Encounter with Explosion

Blogger Charles Malik was only 50 meters away from the explosion that targeted a Lebanese MP killing and injuring more than 20 civilians today. He recounts his experience: “We were in a cafe next to Luna Park enjoying the late afternoon next to the sea after an intense day. Children were playing on the equipment under the setting sun. Mothers were holding their babies. Old men were smoking argile (hooka). BOOM!!!”

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  • The account is really shocking. “Human flesh landed in the children’s play area.”. I can’t even imagine what does this scene look like. Thanks to the Gods, i’ve never been nowhere near an explosion of any kind. It must be terrible to live in a place where “these things can happen to anyone”. I’m glad the blogger is ok.

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