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Lebanon: At least five killed in suicide blasts

At least five people were killed in the blasts in eastern Lebanon. Credit: Google Maps.

At least five people have been killed and 15 injured in a series of suicide bomb blasts in eastern Lebanon.

Four suicide bombers were involved in the attack in the village of Qaa near the border with Syria, Lebanon's state-run National News Agency said.

A Lebanese military official said one suicide attacker blew himself up in front of a home in the village.

Three other attackers followed, detonating their suicide vests one after the other as people gathered in the area.

Lebanon's Al-Manar news agency, which is owned by the militant group Hezbollah, blamed the so-called Islamic State (IS) for the attack.

Previous attacks in Lebanon have been claimed by IS.

Six people killed in suicide attack in Lebanese village

Six people have been killed and 13 injured after an attack by several suicide bombers in a village in eastern Lebanon, Hezbollah's al-Manar TV is reporting.

The attack happened on Monday morning in the village of Qaa, a few kilometres from the border with Syria.

Initial reports said two suicide bombers were involved, but it is now believed to be more than two.

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