Syria rebels raid Lebanese town, capture soldiers

August 2, 2014 2:32 PM

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels crossed into Lebanon on Saturday, raiding a border town and capturing several soldiers and police officers, a Lebanese army general said.

Saturday's attacks came hours after the army said troops detained Syrian citizen Imad Ahmad Jomaa, who identified himself as a member of Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front.

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