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Carbombing prompts security lockdown in Lebanon ; rattles ministry.

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“This bombing happened right next to a church, the Evangelical Alliance Church , and three of the 21 people who were injuring were inside the church, including a pastor, who had just been on a SAT-7 program about two weeks before.”

17 January, 2008 Lebanon (MNN) ― A car bombing in Lebanon Tuesday may have been aimed at undermining efforts to end Lebanon ‘s presidential crisis.

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SAT-7’s David Harder says their team was close enough to hear the explosion. It sent shockwaves of panic through their team. “This bombing happened right next to a church, the Evangelical Alliance Church , and three of the 21 people who were injuring were inside the church, including a pastor, who had just been on a SAT-7 program about two weeks before.”

SAT-7 is a Christian satellite ministry to the Middle East and North Africa . Harder says, by all accounts, it appears that the target was political. That does little to ease the concern over the instability of the region.

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SAT-7 KIDS channel is broadcasting from the Hotbird satellite platform and can be watched in every nation in the Middle East, North Africa and also across all of Europe . SAT-7’s team of children’s producers, writers, editors, actors and technicians worked for more than a year and a half making new programs for the channel.

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