Gunmen open fire on army patrol in Baalbek, kill one soldier

Mon 13 Jul 2020 at 11:30 Security & Law

NNA - At around 00:45, several gunmen opened fire on an army patrol and military outposts in Talya, Brital, El-Khodr and Douris, killing a soldier who happened to be passing by in the area, the Lebanese army indicated in a communiqué on Monday.


Earlier on Sunday, a fugitive identified as Abbas Masri fired his gun into while attempting to trespass a military checkpoint in the Baalbek town of Douris. Soldiers retaliated to the gunshots, hurting the wanted and his companion Jaafar al-Affi. Both wounded were transferred to a nearby hospital for treatment.





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