Hariri Assassination in Lebanon

On Valentine's Day Lebanon was the scene of an appalling act of terrorism at mid day local time. The explosion rocked the beach front district of Beirut where allot of the cities five star hotels are located. The target was the motorcade of Mr. Rafiq Hariri, who was the former prime minister of Lebanon. Prior to his death, he had attended a session of the Lebanese parliament in the central part of Beirut. Afterwards he was heading to his residence where he then tragically met his end.

The latest reports had indicated that around nine people were killed and around a hundred were injured. The explosion had left many vehicles destroyed along with damaged shop fronts and a large crater. Windows from as far as a mile away were shattered because of the blast.

The formal analysis was set for 11:00 AM to 15:00 local time, which should include the actual time of the murder with about an hour before and 3 hours after. (09:00 to 13:00 GMT). The result showed a modest increment 14478.13 on 14400 df, for p=0.322 and Z=0.463. Hariri Assassination in Lebanon

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