Lebanese Minister of Health, Ali Hasan Khalil, said the final death toll from the terrorist attack which hit Rouwais – Bir Al-Abed road in the Southern Suburb of Beirut was 21 martyrs and 336 wounded.
For his part, Lebanese President, Michel Suleiman, called for a meeting for the Supreme Defense Council to be held at 10:30 am (Lebanese time) in the Presidential Palance in Baabda.
In the same context, PM Najib Miqati announced that Friday is a day of mourning over the martyrs who fell in the criminal blast, as work would stop from 10:00 am to 11:00 am in the morning.
He further called for five minutes of standing at 11:00 am, as an expression of mourning and condemnation to this crime and rejection to terrorists and terrorism.
Source: Al Manar