“Several hurt in Beirut car blast,” from the BBC, with thanks to Two Stellas.
Several people have been injured in an explosion on a street in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.
The director-general of internal security, General Ashraf Rifi, told Lebanese television that a bomb had been placed under a car near Rue Monot.
The street, filled with restaurants and nightclubs, has a bustling nightlife.
The explosion came hours after US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice left the city after a brief, unannounced visit…