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Muslim militants kill soldier in Lebanon

ICC Note: Bomb targets Chistian business district

By BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press Writer

6/8/07 Lebanon (AP) – Islamic militants killed a soldier Thursday in a Palestinian camp where violence has raged for three weeks, and a bombing in a Christian town killed at least one man in the latest in a string of explosions that has shaken Lebanon since the fighting erupted…

The bomb exploded in an industrial area in Zouk Mousbeh, 12 miles north of Beirut and near the town of Jounieh in the country’s Christian heartland, security officials said. It set off fires in several buildings.

Civil defense workers pulled a man’s body from a gutted building. Three other men were wounded in the blast, officials said.

Lebanese Broadcasting Corp. television said the area targeted consisted of about 300 shops that sell paint and other flammable materials to industrial customers. Stored gas and oxygen containers swiftly caught fire in the blast….

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