Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Al-Manar Special - Hanan Awarekeh
"19/09/2007 Lebanese MP Antoine Ghanem was killed in a car bomb in eastern suburb of Beirut on Wednesday, a senior official of his Phalange party told AFP.
"The blast targeted a deputy's car and several names were raised including that of MP Antoine Ghanem," the spokesman said.
The car bomb ripped through the Lebanese capital on Wednesday, an attack that killed a number of people and injured others.
"The blast was caused by a car bomb that claimed numerous victims," said a police official who did not want to be named.
Lebanese television footage showed several cars on fire on a street of the Sin el-Fil neighborhood as well as traces of blood on the street. It said at least four people had been killed and an unknown number of injured. "