Lebanese army says kills militants trying to infiltrate border town

Lebanese soldiers killed two gunmen during a clash with militants who were trying to infiltrate the town of Arsal from the nearby border zone with Syria, the army said on Friday. A security source said the militants were members of the Nusra Front, al Qaeda’s wing in the Syrian war. The militants were trying to reach Arsal when the army targeted them, it said in a statement. One of the dead was identified as a Syrian. The other was unidentified.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4673079,00.html

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *