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Conflict Incident Report

3 separate car bombs, 2 in the southern suburbs and one in West Beirut claim 24 lives

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Old Wars, New Wars | January, 1983 to December, 1988
Date of incident: 
August 19, 1985
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August 19, 1985: In Caracol el Druze, West Beirut, a car bomb killed 22 civilians and injured 98. The same day, two other bombs in the southern suburbs of Beirut and on the crossing point between West and East Beirut killed two and injured six.