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Lebanese Soldier Killed in Armed Confrontations at Northern Border

Lebanese Soldier Killed in Armed Confrontations at Northern Border

Sunday, 14 August, 2022 - 10:15
FILE PHOTO: Lebanese army soldiers gesture as they sit on their military vehicles in the town of Ras Baalbek, Lebanon August 21, 2017. Reuters

The Lebanese army announced on Sunday that one of its soldiers was killed during armed confrontations with smugglers at the country’s northern border.


In a press statement, the army command mourned a sergeant who was shot dead on Saturday during an exchange of fire with smugglers at the northern border, the state-run National News Agency reported.


On its official Twitter page, the army said one of the two soldiers who were shot during the clashes had died, while the other serviceman’s condition was stable.


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