Health minister: 27 killed in Lebanon twin blasts

Lebanon's health minister has updated the death toll from today's twin explosions to 27, with at least 358 wounded.


'42 killed' in twin Tripoli blasts

42 people died and at least 358 were wounded after twin blasts hit the Lebanese city of Tripoli, medical and security sources told Reuters. The explosions, which appeared to be coordinated, went off outside two mosques as Friday prayers ended.