Two explosions hit northern Lebanese city of Tripoli

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.


'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.