Four injured in Lebanon cafe grenade attack
Four cafe-goers were wounded Wednesday when an unknown assailant on a motorcycle tossed a hand grenade into a coffee shop in the northern city of Tripoli, security sources told The Daily Star.
The sources said one of the wounded was in critical condition after the 10:20 a.m. attack at the Badr Abu Makieh Cafe on Abdul-Hamid Karami Street, in the Tripoli neighborhood of Tabbaneh.
They identified the wounded as Jamil Badra and Hasan Ali Hussein, both Lebanese, and Syrian nationals Taher al-Omar and Bilal al-Ali.
Security forces are hunting down the attacker, the sources added.