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Last Updated: Wednesday, 23 May 2007, 19:05 GMT 20:05 UK
Bombing in Lebanese resort town
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At least five people have been wounded by an explosion in a Druze town in the mountains east of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, security sources say.

Police said a bomb had gone off near the main government building in Aley.

The bombing was the third since fighting broke out between Lebanese troops and Islamist militants at a Palestinian refugee camp four days ago.

A woman was killed in a Christian area of Beirut on Sunday, while six people were injured in the capital on Monday.

Wednesday's bomb also damaged a number of shops and businesses in the popular summer resort town, which lies on the main Beirut-Damascus road.

Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, to whom many of the town are loyal, recently warned of the possibility of further bomb attacks across Lebanon.


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