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Lebanese Army destroys Nusra base near Syrian border

2 August 2016 7:55



Beirut, Lebanon (7:10 A.M.) – On Monday morning, the Lebanese Army’s 5th Intervention Regiment carried out a special operation to destroy a Jabhat Al-Nusra base near the Syrian border-crossing in Jaroud ‘Arsal.

The Lebanese Army’s assault proved successful, as their forces overwhelmed the Jabhat Al-Nusra militants at the latter’s base inside the town of Dahr Al-Safa.

According to a Lebanese Army source in Beirut, at least 6 Jabhat Al-Nusra fighters were killed and 2 armored vehicles were destroyed during the attack on Monday.

In addition to their assault on Nusra’s positions in Jaroud ‘Arsal, the Lebanese Army also shelled several sites under the control of the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) in the Ba’albak Highlands.

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