Gunmen open fire on army in northeast Lebanon, killing soldier

A Lebanese army soldier makes his way through a burnt barricade set on fire by protesters in Beirut. (File photo: 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 centers...which led to the martyrdom of one of the soldiers,” it said.


Last Update: Monday, 13 July 2020 KSA 11:56 - GMT 08:56