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2013 Iranian embassy bombings
Part of Syrian civil war spillover in Lebanon
Location of Beirut in Lebanon
Location Jinah, Beirut, Lebanon
Coordinates 33°51′26.24″N 35°29′34.68″E / 33.8572889°N 35.4929667°E / 33.8572889; 35.4929667
Date 19 November 2013 (2013-11-19) (EET)
Target Iranian Embassy
Attack type
Suicide bomber, car bomb
Deaths 24
Non-fatal injuries
146[1]
Perpetrators Abdullah Azzam Brigades (al-Qaeda affiliate)



The 2013 Iranian embassy bombing was a double suicide bombing in front Iranian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, on 19 November 2013. The two suicide bombers killed 24 people and injured at least 146 others.

An al-Qaeda affiliate named the Abdullah Azzam Brigades has proclaimed responsibility for the attack.[1][2][3]

Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham blamed Israel for the attack, calling it "an inhuman crime and spiteful act done by Zionists and their mercenaries."[4]

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