Lebanese Army Kills, Injures Terrorists in Arsal Barrens
The army reportedly killed and injured on Sunday several militants holed up on the outskirts of the northeastern border town of Arsal.
According to the state-run National News Agency, the army targeted positions controlled by gunmen in Wadi el-Kheil near Tallat al-Qarn.
A number of militant vehicles were destroyed in the army shelling, which killed and inflicted heavy losses for the gunmen, NNA reported.
The wounded were transferred to a field hospital in Wadi Hmayyed and Wadi al-Kheil, it added.
Terrorist militants have been entrenched in the mountains surrounding Arsal since August 2014 when they fought a deadly battle with the army.