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  4/5/2011, Nissan 1, 5771

2 Killed in Beirut Explosion

Two people were killed when a man accidentally detonated a bomb in his southern Beirut home on Tuesday, a security source reported. The source said Ali Jaber, a member of the Shi'ite party Amal, and his wife were killed in the explosion in the southern suburb of the Lebanese capital. Their son was reportedly also wounded.

A Lebanese military source confirmed the man and his wife were killed, but gave no more details.