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Lebanese Army Strikes Nusra Positions in Arsal Barrens, Kills 16 Terrorists

Lebanese army commandos patrol the area after they blew up a bomb-packed parked car in a field outside the village of Fakiha, near the Lebanese and Syria border, in northeast Lebanon, Monday, March 17, 2014. Lebanese commandos combed the tense border areas between Lebanon and Syria early Monday shortly after troops discovered and denoted an SUV rigged with explosives. The Lebanese army is searching for rebels crossing into the country after their last stronghold on the other side of the frontier fell into Syrian government hands on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese army commandos patrol the area after they blew up a bomb-packed parked car in a field outside the village of Fakiha, near the Lebanese and Syria border, in northeast Lebanon, Monday, March 17, 2014. Lebanese commandos combed the tense border areas between Lebanon and Syria early Monday shortly after troops discovered and denoted an SUV rigged with explosives. The Lebanese army is searching for rebels crossing into the country after their last stronghold on the other side of the frontier fell into Syrian government hands on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

 

 

Battlefield sources told Al-Manar that the Lebanese army bombarded on Friday the positions of Nusra Front in Oawainy valley in Arsal barrens, killing 16 terrorists.

The Lebanese army had pounded on Thursday with heavy artillery and rocket launchers ISIL posts in Ras Baalbek, inflicting heavy losses upon the takfiri militants.

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