Lebanese army says three militants killed near Syria border

April 7, 2015 9:57 AM

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Three unidentified militants were killed in clashes with Lebanese soldiers who launched an operation near the Syrian border early on Tuesday to retake control of a hilltop, the Lebanese army said.

The area around Al-Makheirma hill outside Ras Baalbek village has seen regular incursions from Islamist militants fighting in Syria's war.

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