The Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant claimed credit for today’s bombing in the Lebanese city of Hermel. The attack is the latest by al Qaeda-affiliated groups that have targeted Iran and Hezbollah in Lebanon.

Today’s bombing in Hermel, a city near the border with Syria in the Hezbollah-dominated Bekaa Valley, took place at rush hour near a government building, the Daily Star reported.

The Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant, one of two official al Qaeda branches that operate in Syria, released a statement on Twitter claiming credit for the attack.