05-08-2021 07:17 AM Jerusalem Timing

Lebanon: Armed Syrians Wound Military Members in Arsal

Lebanon: Armed Syrians Wound Military Members in Arsal

Five Lebanese military members were wounded when a militant group in Arsal ambushed their patrol which was raiding an agricultural tent.

Five Lebanese military members were wounded Lebanese Armywhen a militant group in Arsal ambushed their patrol which was raiding an agricultural tent.

NNA correspondent in North Bekaa said on Wednesday that an ambush was set by armed Syrians against the Lebanese Army in Rahwe in Arsal region, causing an injury for a number of army members who were rushed to Universal Hospital in Ras Baalbeck and to other hospitals in the region.

The Lebanese army announced that a military patrol was ambushed by an armed group in the area of al-Rahwa in Arsal and that five soldiers were injured, noting that the army is till clashing with the militants and following them on the barrens.

The army's operation led to killing and injuring around 20 militants and arresting four others.