Lebanese security forces kill militant in north

April 10, 2015 7:12 AM

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TRIPOLI, Lebanon (Reuters) - An Islamist militant with ties to the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front was killed in a shoot out with Lebanese security forces in the northern city of Tripoli, security sources said.

The shootout occurred as the security forces were arresting another wanted man, Islamist cleric Sheikh Khaled Hublos, a Lebanese Internal Security Forces statement said.

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