"... reports, citing unnamed security sources, said that the soldiers were attacked by Syrian rebels, ...The suspect, a resident of Aarsel, was identified as Khaled Hummayed. Lebanon’s national news agency said that he was wanted for involvement in the kidnapping of Estonian tourists in the Bekaa in 2011.Several Lebanese media outlets said that members of the Free Syrian Army, the loose-knit rebel coalition, attacked the soldiers, while Reuters reported that Mr. Hummayed was believed to be a member of a jihadist rebel group that has been active in Syria, Al Nusra Front, who traveled frequently in and out of the country..."
Friday, February 1, 2013
NYTimes: 'Al Nusra & Free Syrian Army ambush Lebanese soldiers inside Lebanon, killing at least 4
Posted by G, M, Z, or B at 4:13 PM