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A suspect has been arrested following the double bombing in Tripoli which killed at least 42 people, according to AP.
Sheik Ahmad al-Ghareeb, who is said to have Sunni ties, appeared in surveillance footage at the site of one of the explosions.
The explosions, which appeared to be coordinated, went off outside two mosques as Friday prayers ended.
The North African branch of al-Qaeda has blamed Lebanese group Hezbollah for the deadly bombings in the city of Tripoli, according to the US-based SITE monitoring service.
AQIM, al-Qaeda's north African branch, said in a tweet that it knew “with certainty” that Hezbollah was responsible for the twin blasts that have killed at least 42 people.
It added: "That vile party... should know that it will meet retribution soon.”
New CCTV footage has emerged of the moment a blast rocked a mosque in Lebanon.
The film shows one of the two mosques targeted in today's blast, just before the explosion in the northern city of Tripoli.
People are then seeing fleeing the mosque after the blast, some apparently stemming wounds as they escape.
It is understood one of the two mosques bombed is usually attended by Sunni cleric Sheikh Salem Rafii, although he was unharmed.
The death toll from Lebanon's Tripoli bombing has risen to 42 people, medical and security sources have told Reuters.
Lebanon's health minister has updated the death toll from today's twin explosions to 27, with at least 358 wounded.
The death toll from two explosions in the Lebanese city of Tripoli has risen to 20, with 213 people wounded, the country's health minister has told local TV .
Two explosions outside mosques in Tripoli, Lebanon, have killed at least 13 people and wounded more than 50, security sources and witnesses told Reuters.
The blasts, which appeared to be coordinated, went off as Friday prayers ended in the largely Sunni Muslim city.
At least seven people have been killed and dozens wounded in an explosion outside a mosque in Tripoli, Lebanon, Reuters reports.
Earlier, two blasts, one outside the mosque after Friday prayers ended and another in central Tripoli, rocked the Lebanese city.
Two explosions have rocked the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, with several casualties reported, witnesses and security sources told Reuters.
One blast was outside a mosque as Friday prayers ended and the other hit central Tripoli, the news agency reports.