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Free Syrian Army unit infiltrates into Lebanon

09-22-2012 22:34 BJT Special Report:Crisis in Syria |

BEIRUT, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Lebanese Army Command said Saturday that a Free Syrian Army unit infiltrated into the Lebanese border town of Arsal Friday night.

The army guidance director said in a communique that "the unit backed by a large number of gunmen infiltrated into the outskirts of the town and then attacked an army post in the area."

The Army Command said no one was injured in the attack, stressing that it "will not allow any sides to use Lebanese territory to drag Lebanon towards the developments of neighboring countries."

It renewed its determination "to defend Lebanese territories and confront any violations regardless of which side is behind it. "

The army sent reinforcements to Arsal to control the situation and pursue the assailants, who fled to nearby mountainous regions and border villages.


Editor:James |Source: Xinhua

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