updated 11/19/2013 4:37:49 AM ET 2013-11-19T09:37:49

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The cultural attaché at the Iranian embassy in Beirut was among at least 23 people killed in two explosions on Tuesday, Lebanese sources said.

A Lebanese official told Reuters that Ebrahim Ansari was killed in the explosions that Health Minister Ali Hassan Khalil said also wounded 146 people.

(Reporting by Laila Bassam; Editing by John Stonestreet)

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