Lebanese soldiers stand next to the wreckage of a van following an explosion in the Bekaa valley on December 17.

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The suicide bomber detonated near a Hezbollah regional center

The blast took place near a Hezbollah center for the region

CNN  — 

A suicide bomber detonated at Hezbollah checkpoint in eastern Lebanon early Tuesday, Lebanon’s state-run news agency NNA reported.

The casualties from the attack included Hezbollah members and civilians, according to NNA. Additional details on their conditions were not immediately available.

Guards at the checkpoint located between the towns of Sboba and Wadi Musa opened fire on the car as it approached the checkpoint. The vehicle then exploded.

The blast took place near a Hezbollah center for the region.