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8 Lebanese soldiers killed in clash with Islamists near Syria
8 Lebanese soldiers killed in clash with Islamists near Syria

The bodies of three more Lebanese soldiers were discovered Saturday in a battlefield near the Syrian border, bringing to eight the number killed in the latest clashes with Syrian Islamist rebels, authorities said. The intense gun battles have again dramatized how violence from the Syrian civil war, now approaching its fourth year, has migrated into neighboring Lebanon. The remains of the three soldiers were found on the outskirts of the town of Ras Baalbek, in the northeastern Bekaa Valley, where battles raged Friday between Lebanese government forces and militants who roam the rugged area along the Syrian frontier. The army said that its forces had repelled a militant attack on an...

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