Gunmen attack army in northeast Lebanon, kill one soldier


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  • Monday, 13 Jul 2020

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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