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Iranian cultural attache killed in Beirut blasts - senior Lebanese official

Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 4:36 AM ET

BEIRUT, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The cultural attache at the Iranian embassy in Beirut was among at least 23 people killed in two explosions on Tuesday, Lebanese sources said.

A Lebanese official told Reuters that Ebrahim Ansari was killed in the explosions that Health Minister Ali Hassan Khalil said also wounded 146 people.

(Reporting by Laila Bassam; Editing by John Stonestreet)