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The Foreign Secretary William Hague sends condolences to the families of killed and injured.
The Foreign Secretary said:
I strongly condemn the shocking terrorist attack on the Iranian embassy in southern Beirut today that has led to such tragic loss of life. I send my condolences to the families of those killed and injured. The UK is strongly committed to supporting stability in Lebanon and seeing those responsible for this attack brought to justice.
Our Embassy in Beirut remains at a high state of vigilance. A consular team stands ready to assist British nationals.