A powerful blast echoed across Beirut’s eastern suburbs, the nature of which could not be immediately determined. At least four people were reportedly killed in a powerful blast that ripped through the Horsh Tabek suburb in east Beirut. A powerful blast ripped through a black Chevrolet sedan that carried a blue MP license plate in its trunk. A powerful blast targeted a car belonging to Phalangist MP Antoine Ghanem in east Beirut’s suburb of Sin el-Feel. Phalangist MP Antoine Ghanem was assassinated by a powerful blast that targeted his car in east Beirut’s Sin el-Feel suburb.