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Lebanese people gather at the scene where two explosions have struck near the Iranian Embassy killing many, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (Bilal Hussein/AP)
Lebanese people gather at the scene where two explosions have struck near the Iranian Embassy killing many, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (Bilal Hussein/AP)

An al-Qaida-linked group is claiming responsibility for a pair of suicide bombs that killed more than 20 people outside the Iranian embassy in Lebanon today.

The bombs targeted the predominantly Shiite area in southern Beirut, a stronghold of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah, the Shiite group that is sending soldiers to fight alongside President Assad's forces in neighboring Syria.

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This segment aired on November 19, 2013.

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