Lebanese army investigators in white coveralls stand next to a blast crater. A powerful car bomb tore through a business district in the center of the Lebanese capital Friday, killing Mohamed Chatah, a prominent pro-Western politician and at least five other people in an assassination certain to hike sectarian tensions already soaring because of the civil war in neighboring Syria.
Lebanese army investigators in white coveralls stand next to a blast crater. A powerful car bomb tore through a business district in the center of the Lebanese capital Friday, killing Mohamed Chatah, a prominent pro-Western politician and at least five other people in an assassination certain to hike sectarian tensions already soaring because of the civil war in neighboring Syria. ASSOCIATED PRESS
Lebanese army investigators in white coveralls stand next to a blast crater. A powerful car bomb tore through a business district in the center of the Lebanese capital Friday, killing Mohamed Chatah, a prominent pro-Western politician and at least five other people in an assassination certain to hike sectarian tensions already soaring because of the civil war in neighboring Syria. ASSOCIATED PRESS

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