Explosion kills five in northern Lebanon

September 29th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS  

Beirut, Sep 29 (DPA) An explosion ripped through a bus carrying Lebanese soldiers in northern Lebanon Monday killing five and wounding 17, Lebanese security sources said.The explosion took place near a bus carrying Lebanese soldiers in the Bahsas area in northern Lebanon.

A Lebanese soldier at the scene said the bomb was a result of a booby trapped car.

He added that it targeted a bus carrying Lebanese army soldiers.

Hospital sources said most of the casualties were soldiers.

The area was immediately cordoned off by Lebanese army troops.

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