Bomb Blast Rocks Beirut, Killing at Least Eight

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BEIRUT, Lebanon — A large bomb exploded in the heart of Beirut’s Christian section on Friday, and Civil Defense officials said at least eight people were killed. The blast injured many others, shattered windows for blocks and spread panic in a city where memories of sectarian violence from Lebanon’s long civil war have been resurrected by the conflict in neighboring Syria. Connect With Us on Twitter Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Twitter List: Reporters and Editors Enlarge This Image Bilal Hussein/Associated Press The explosion at the heart of the Christian section of Beirut on Friday injured many and shattered windows for blocks….

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