Dual explosions kill dozens outside mosques in Lebanon’s Tripoli

People run to help outside one of two mosques hit by explosions in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Aug. 23. Omar Ibrahim / Reuters
Men try to extinguish fires at the site of an explosion in the northern city of Tripoli, Lebanon. Adel Karroum / EPA
Lebanese citizens gather outside al-Salam mosque after a powerful explosion rocked the area in Tripoli. AFP - Getty Images
Lebanese citizens stand amidst shattered glass as they look out at the scene of a powerful explosion outside al-Salam mosque in Tripoli. AFP - Getty Images
People carry a dead body away from the destruction after explosions hit two mosques in Tripoli. Omar Ibrahim / Reuters

Dozens were killed and hundreds wounded in two explosions outside mosques in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Friday, the country's health minister said.

The explosions came a week after a huge blast killed at least 24 people in a southern suburb of Beirut, a Shiite Hezbollah militant group stronghold. Read complete story.