Lebanon's Hezbollah launches Syria border operation

Lebanon's Hezbollah launches Syria border operationLebanon’s powerful Hezbollah group said on Friday its fighters had begun an operation against militants on both sides of the country’s border with Syria. The operation has been anticipated for several weeks, and comes after Lebanese soldiers carrying out raids on Syrian refugee camps in the area were met with suicide bombings and a grenade attack. Hezbollah media outlets announced “the start of a military operation to purge Jurud Arsal and Qalamun of armed terrorists”.

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