CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1988 |
A rocket-propelled grenade slammed into the third floor of the Bank of Lebanon building late Tuesday, police said. No injuries were reported.
July 23, 1988 |
A car bomb exploded near a Syrian military base in Muslim West Beirut during morning rush hour Friday, killing 10 people, wounding 51 and destroying more than a dozen cars, police said. An estimated 33 pounds of explosives concealed under the rear seat of a Mercedes-Benz went off at 10:40 a.m. in the working-class Cola neighborhood, they said. The blast occurred between the Syrian military intelligence base and a Syrian checkpoint erected at the entrance, about 20 yards away, police said.