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10 killed as militants clash with Lebanese troops

  • At least ten people, including six soldiers and two militants, have been killed in clashes on Friday and Saturday in Lebanon, according to media reports.

    Two civilians were also killed in the fighting between the Lebanese military and militants in Tripoli, and at least 24 people were wounded.

    The Sunni militants are believed to be sympathizers of Islamic State and have differences with the army, which has close links to Hezbollah, a Shia militant group.

     

     

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