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Lebanon suicide bomber blows himself up in Beirut hotel
Lebanon suicide bomber blows himself up in Beirut hotel

A suicide bomber in Lebanon blew himself up in his hotel room near Beirut's seafront Wednesday as authorities on high alert for attacks raided the premises, officials said. The bomber, identified as a citizen of Saudi Arabia, was killed and 11 people were injured in the blast in the Duroy Hotel in the capital's seaside Raouche district, authorities said. Four security agents were among the injured, officials said. The bomber detonated his device to avoid arrest, authorities said. Another would-be suicide bomber, apparently a confederate of the man who blew himself up, was arrested at the scene “with burns all over his body,” according to the official Lebanese national news agency. A...

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