Skip to comments.Explosion Reported in Lebanese City of Tyre
Posted on 02/03/2013 4:12:13 PM PST by Eleutheria5
A blast went off in southern Lebanon, near the city of Tyre, late on Sunday night, Al-Arabiya reported, based on local media sources.
The blast reportedly occurred after an electronic device exploded in the area.
The Lebanese Future TV network said that an Israeli aircraft might have detonated an electronic transmission device in the southern area of al-Fawwar.
Hizbullah has cordoned off the area, Future TV added.
The official Lebanese NNA news agency claimed that Israeli aircraft did not leave the Lebanese airspace over the South all through the day.
Israels Channel 2 News, reporting on the explosion, cited a report from the Hizbullah-affiliated Al-Manar network which said that the explosion was caused by a stun grenade and not by an airstrike.
The IDF chose not to comment on the reports, according to Channel 2.
Reports of the explosion in Tyre come several hours after Lebanese media reported that Israeli war planes were spotted in the skies above southern Lebanon.
It appeared the pilots were rehearsing attacks on targets in the region, local sources told media outlets.
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Somebody blew a Tyre.
Isn’t that place in the Bible?
They are going to miss the Super Bowl.
Sure. It’s been around for a while. It’s called Tzor, and was once a great Phoenician port.
Those puffer fish will do that./s
“The blast reportedly occurred after an electronic device exploded in the area.”
Excuse me, but electronic devices don’t generally explode. Sometimes they smoke. That’s it...
Tyre (and Sidon) were powerful cities in ancient times. Alexander The Great sent a herald to the city asking to worship at the city’s shrine to Heracles.
The Tyrenians told him there was a perfectly good temple on the mainland (Tyre was located on an island). Alexander sent another herald and the citizens of Tyre butchered him on the wall within sight of the Macedonian Army. They thought their city was unconquerable because of it’s location and high walls.
Alexander built a causeway all the way to the island. The Tyrenians came close to stopping Alexander several times but he kept at it and eventually stormed the walls and destroyed the city.
They should have let him worship. Today Tyre is no longer an island as the causeway caused the area to silt up.
There are air-dropped explosive-powered EMP devices. If someone was building a bomb in the area of effect and had the detonator installed in the charge, he had a very bad day when the EMP set it off.
"And they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her...and they shall lay thy stones and thy timber and thy dust in the midst of the water...And I will make thee like the top of a rock: thou shalt be a place to spread nets upon; thou shalt be built no more: for I the LORD have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD." (Ezekiel 26:4,12,14).
Thank you. I always thought Tyre and Sidon were interesting cities.
>> “Isnt that place in the Bible?” <<
The Seat of Satan, before he moved to Rome.
Wild party. Red hot hifi stereo. During Runaround Blues, really hot harmonica solo caused the whole thing to explode. Yeah. That’s the ticket.
I know a guy that lost his arm in a split wheel explosion.
Satan just might be in Rome these days, but from Revelation chapter 2, to the church in Pergamos...”where Satan’s throne is”...Actually was a throne to Zeus or temple of Isis in Pergamos. Now it is in a museum in Berlin.
Tyre was the home city of the Colony of Carthage.
For a while, Carthage was probably the most powerful City State in the world.
The Tyrians were and probably still are known as fierce warriors.
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