al-akhbar.com/Armed militants attack Hezbollah at eastern Lebanon checkpoint

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SHAFAQNA (International Shia News Association)-Clashes took place in eastern Lebanon on Sunday afternoon, as a group of militants attacked a Hezbollah checkpoint, the Lebanese National News Agency reported.

There were conflicting media reports on Sunday evening over the number of wounded and killed in the attack in the outskirts of Britel, in the Baalbek region.

According to the NNA, there were several casualties on the side of the armed militants.

News channel LBCI, which identified the militant gunmen as members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, said there were injuries on both sides, while radio station Sawt Lubnaan said at least two Hezbollah fighters had been killed.

Sawt Lubnaan also reported that the army had not intervened until late, and that the clashes had relatively subsided by 5:00 pm.

The NNA also reported clashes outside of Yuneen, and the sound of rockets or bombs near some villages east of Baalbek.

 

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