Gunmen killed seven Lebanese soldiers in an ambush on their patrol Tuesday in the east of the country near the border with war-ravaged Syria, media and military sources said.
"Several Lebanese soldiers were martyred in an ambush by armed men on a Lebanese army patrol at Tallet al-Hamra, in the region of Ras Baalbek," said the official NNA news agency.
A military source put the total number of dead at seven.
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