Iranian embassy in Beirut issues statement, says 6 Iranians dead in bomb blasts
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 20
By Saeed Isayev, Umid Niayesh - Trend: Iranian embassy in Beirut has issued a statement regarding yesterday's bomb explosions in Beirut, ISNA news agency reported on Nov. 20.
According to the statement, among 23 people killed in the blast, there were six Iranian citizens - the embassy's cultura attache Ebrahim Ansari, a wife of one of Iranian diplomats, and also four security guards (Bilal Zeraqat and Ahmad Zeraqat, Rezvan Fariz, Mohammad Hasheem).
The bombings occurred yesterday, as two bombs exploded near Iranian embassy in Beirut. Reportedly, the terror attack was organized by two suicide bombers.
Iran's foreign ministry has condemned the attack, as a result of which 23 people were killed and 150 more got injured.
The explosion took place in an area in the south of Beirut, which is mainly controlled by the Iran-backed Shiite movement Hezbollah.