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Three Lebanese soldiers killed during raid on militant's house, army says

This content was published on September 14, 2020 - 05:58

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Three Lebanese army soldiers were killed when they came under fire while raiding the home of a wanted militant in northern Lebanon, the army said in a statement overnight.

The patrol from Lebanese army intelligence was attacked with gunfire and a hand grenade when it raided the house near the city of Tripoli in the Minyeh Jabal al-Bedawi area, the army said. A fourth soldier was seriously wounded.

(Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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