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World in Photos: Aug. 16


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Lebanese Army investigators on Friday inspect the site of a car bomb explosion in a southern suburb of Beirut that is overwhelmingly Shiite and a stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. A powerful car bomb tore through the bustling neighborhood Thursday, killing 22 people and trapping dozens of others in an inferno of burning cars and buildings in the bloodiest attack yet on Lebanese civilians linked to Syria’s civil war.

Associated Press

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