Lebanon is hit by ANOTHER explosion at 'Hezbollah arms depot'

Lebanon is hit by ANOTHER explosion: Hezbollah arms depot destroyed after massive blast caused by 'technical error' weeks after Beirut disaster Hezbollah operatives surrounded the blast site after a fire broke out in Al Qana Sources said there were injuries but Hezbollah has not confirmed any casualties It comes weeks after the blast which killed 200 people 30 miles away in Beirut 

By Tim Stickings For Mailonline

Published: 14:56 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 14:59 BST, 22 September 2020

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Lebanon was hit by yet another explosion today as a cloud of smoke erupted over a suspected Hezbollah arms store.

Hezbollah operatives surrounded the blast site after a fire broke out in the village of Ain Qana, 30 miles of Beirut which was devastated by last month's port explosion. 

Security sources said the explosion was caused by a 'technical error' and had caused a number of injuries but Hezbollah officials have not confirmed any casualties. 

The Iran-backed group is heavily armed but its political wing has been a major player in Lebanese governments in recent years.   

Today's explosion comes weeks after the disaster in Beirut on August 4 (pictured), when a stash of ammonium nitrate exploded and devastated huge swathes of the Lebanese capital

Today's explosion comes weeks after the disaster in Beirut on August 4 (pictured), when a stash of ammonium nitrate exploded and devastated huge swathes of the Lebanese capital 

A witness near the village said they

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