Man blows himself up at Beirut hotel during raid

A man blew himself up at hotel in Beirut Wednesday as security forces stormed his room, a security source said.

AFP| Updated: Jun 25, 2014, 23:01 PM IST

Beirut: A man blew himself up at hotel in Beirut Wednesday as security forces stormed his room, a security source said.

An AFP photographer saw broken windows and flames shooting from the third and fourth storeys of the Duroy hotel, located in the Raoucheh quarter, close to the sea.