A twin bombing attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut killed at least two dozen people on Tuesday, Lebanon's Daily Star reports.
The dead are said to include several Iranian officials, including the cultural attaché and two Iranian civilians. The attack appears to have been carried out by twin suicide bombers, one using a rigged car and the other a motorcycle.
Iran and its proxy, Hezbollah, are heavy backers of President Bashar Assad in the civil war in next door Syria. Attacks this summer against Hezbollah strongholds in Beirut's southern suburbs have been blamed on Islamist militants opposed to Assad and Iran.
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