Bangalore, Feb 4: A suicide bomber blew himself up in the southern suburbs of the Lebanese capital on Monday, wounding at least six people, the state news agency said. The blast, which took place during the evening rush hour in the Choueifat district, appeared to be the latest of a string of attacks in Lebanon linked to the civil war in neighboring Syria.
The conflict has deeply divided Lebanon along sectarian lines and helped fuel a surge in violence that has rattled the already fragile country.
Meanwhile United States continued to be under the influence of a snow storm. The snow storm has affected normal life including transport.
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Suicide bomber blows himself in Beirut
A Lebanese army solider inspects the damages of a vehicle after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a passenger van in the Choueifat district southern Beirut, Lebanon.
How much more snow we got to clean?
Plows clear sleet and snow from a gate at La Guardia airport, New York. NY witnessed a day of unseasonable temperatures with several inches of snow in the eastern United States on Monday.
When Rasmussen met Cameron
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen greets British Prime Minister David Cameron as he arrives for a meeting at 10 Downing Street in London.
Yemanja be pleased!
A boat carries offerings brought by residents for Yemanja, the Sea Goddess of the African-American Religion Umbanda, during the celebration of the Day of Yemanja in Montevideo, capital of Uruguay. Photo courtesy- IANS
Chinese Lunar New year celebrated
A member of a local Nuo dance team performs Nuo dance to celebrate Chinese lunar new year in Jiangwan Town of Wuyuan County, east China's Jiangxi Province. In Wuyuan, the Nuo dance is usually performed on the second day of the Chinese New Year. Photo courtesy- IANS
Who's scoring the goal?
Manchester City's Edin Dzeko and Chelsea's Nemanja Matic battle for the ball during their English Premier League soccer match at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, England.
Ice Lantern festival in Beijing
People enjoy themselves at the 28th Longqingxia Ice Lantern Festival in Beijing. Photo courtesy- IANS