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Beiru- A parcel bomb exploded in the Kuwaiti Embassy”s information office on Monday, wounding two people, Lebanese security officials said. It was the second blast in the Lebanese capital in four days.

The bomb exploded when Hussam al-Jamal, a Kuwaiti, tried to open a parcel at the information office in Sanayeh district, the officials said, according to a report of the Associated Press.

Al-Jamal was wounded in his face and was rushed to the American University of Beirut Hospital, the officials said.

Another man, Ayyas al-Alayli, who was standing next to al-Jamal when the blast occurred, was also wounded and taken to hospital, the officials added. Late Friday, a bomb exploded in the Beirut neighborhood of Ashrafiya, killing one person and wounding 23 others.

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