Islamic State Claims Attack on Hezbollah After Syria Setback

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  • At least 43 people killed, 239 injured in Beirut attack
  • Three bombers were involved in the blasts, according to army

People inspect the explosion site in South Beirut, Lebanon on Nov. 12.

Photographer: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Islamic State militants claimed their first attack against Hezbollah’s Beirut stronghold on Thursday, as the groups’ intensifying confrontation in Syria’s civil war spills across borders.

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