20-06-2021 09:27 PM Jerusalem Timing

Lebanese Army Storms ISIL Posts in Ras Baalbek Barrens

Lebanese Army Storms ISIL Posts in Ras Baalbek Barrens

An airborne regiment unit of the Lebanese army raided on Wednesday the hills localed behind Ras Baalbek barrens in the eastern region of Lebanon.

Lebanon: army artilleryAn airborne regiment unit of the Lebanese army raided on Wednesday the hills localed behind Ras Baalbek barrens in the eastern region of Lebanon, Al-Manar TV correspondent reported.

The hills contain several posts of the so-called 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) takfiri group.

The army unit managed to storm and destroy the posts, leaving a large number of terrorists killed or wounded.

Army helicopters took part in the operation as the Lebanese artillery was targeting positions close to ISIL deployment, the Kassarat [crushers] area in particular.

Al-Manar reporter stated that the clashes erupted at 03:00 am and lasted until 06:00 am. In the meantime, the Lebanese army check points are now targeting movements of the terrorist takfiris by appropriate weapons.

Moreover, sources told Al-Manar TV that a Lebanese soldiers was killed and several others were wounded during the engagement with terrorists.