Two Syrian Workers Wounded in Booby-Trap near Beirut

Published June 28th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Two Syrians were injured Wednesday when they opened a booby-trapped box containing explosives in Northern Metn, east of Beirut, Lebanese police said. 

The two brothers, Hassan and Mustafa Haji, noticed the box near a tip in Bickfaya as they went to work in the early morning. 

The two young men were treated in a local hospital. Hassan had fingers from his right hand amputated, and his brother was injured by splinters, the police said - BEIRUT (AFP) 

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