BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:35 P.M.) – A person blew himself up while the Lebanese security forces besieged him in a Syrian refugee camp in the Akkar region of northern Lebanon, the Al-Jadeed TV reported, citing a correspondent nearby.
Al-Jadeed TV said that the explosion caused a number of dead and wounded, which occurred during a raid by the strike force in the Information Branch.
The report said a Syrian man blew himself up in a small room inside the Al-Fotouh area that is located between Khirbet Daoud and Al-Bireh in Akkar.
The mayor of Khirbet Daoud explained that the explosion was not within the vicinity of Khirbet Daoud, and that there was a strike operation in the morning of the strike force, and this explosion took place.
He said: We do not know until the moment whether the explosion was caused by the detonation of a bomb or if the young man blew himself up, pointing out that the room is owned by a person from the town of Ain al-Zayt, and we do not know if he had rented it from him since the time of the crime.