Yesterday a second bomb in the past week exploded in Beirut, once again killing innocent civilians, ruining structures, and re-inciting fear and rage in the country. Is this chaos? Is it war? Are people stung and upset or numb or strong or what? I grazed through Twitter to find some opinions.
Building was residential, Al Manar reports, just like previous 2 attacks in south Beirut.
— Habib Battah (@habib_b) January 2, 2014
Hariri and others quickly blamed Hezbollah for Chatah assassination. Might be back to tit-for-tat bombings like we saw in August.
— Josh Wood (@woodenbeirut) January 2, 2014
Holiday bombings in vogue. Last #Beirut bombing came two days after Christmas. Today's bombing comes a day after new year.
— Josh Wood (@woodenbeirut) January 2, 2014
Hezbollah may have not wanted to bring the Syrian war here to Lebanon, but there can be no doubt it's arrived
— Joshua Hersh (@joshuahersh) January 2, 2014
Yesterday's bomb in Harek Hreik is barely registering in the news. Shows how situation is out of control now. Violence normal. #Lebanon
— Patrick Galey (@patrickgaley) January 3, 2014
How are people expressing themselves?
#Lebanon: Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light. I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.
— Kareem Shaheen (@kshaheen) January 3, 2014
Is the Lebanese Army supposed to use the Saudi $3 billion to better prevent car bombs that are also sent by Saudi Arabia? What a joke.
— Serge (@Zinvor) January 2, 2014
— Firas Maksad (@FirasMaksad) January 2, 2014
The worst part is when my friends in Lebanon tell me "3adi", how could you be so calm
— Zeinab W. Bazzi (@zwbazzi) January 2, 2014
— Cynthia Kreichati (@CynthiaKr) January 2, 2014
— Theresa Saade † (@saadetheresa) January 2, 2014
Anyone who says this is just a Hezbollah stronghold needs to shut the fuck up. Civilians were the target & civilians were killed. #beirut
— Malak (@malakyz) January 2, 2014
— No Name (@WaterBuffallow) January 2, 2014
Manar reporter says blast "not as big" as other blasts and the damage is "not that extensive." How low will our standards get.
— Nadine Moawad (@nmoawad) January 2, 2014
@nmoawad very low. Even my autocorrect now knows the word infijar
— Joelle Massouh (@joellemassouh) January 2, 2014
A bomb is a bomb, powerful of not, it's a damn bomb
— A Bare Truth (@Abaretruth) January 2, 2014
— تي (@LebaneseVoices) January 2, 2014
I don't want to be scared of dying every time I step out the door for the rest of my life. #notamartyr
— Joy (@JoySbeit) January 1, 2014
— Mohammad El Ali (@modielali12) January 2, 2014
— Naziha Baassiri (@zizastan) January 3, 2014
— Beirut Drive-by (@beirutdriveby) January 2, 2014
— beirutification (@beirutification) January 3, 2014
— Shafik Alaaeddine (@Salaaeddine) January 3, 2014
— ♔♕♡♕♔ (@iRoarSelena) January 3, 2014
— Micheline Tobia (@michatobia) January 3, 2014
— FADE IN: (@FADEINBEIRUT) January 2, 2014
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