July 13, 2020 / 8:46 AM / 25 days ago

Gunmen attack army in northeast Lebanon, kill one soldier

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Gunmen opened fire on several army positions and a patrol in Lebanon’s Baalbek region in the Bekaa Valley overnight, killing one soldier, the military command said in a statement on Monday.

“A number of armed (men) fired at a patrol belonging to the army and military centres...which led to the martyrdom of one of the soldiers,” it said.

Reporting by Ellen Francis; editing by Jason Neely

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