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Death toll from Beirut explosions rises to 18 - medical source

Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 4:13 AM ET

BEIRUT, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The death toll from two explosions near the Iranian embassy in Beirut has risen to 18, a senior medical source said on Tuesday.

The explosions, which also wounded dozens, damaged several buildings around the embassy compound.

(Reporting by Laila Bassam; Editing by John Stonestreet)