Red Cross and Lebanese army drive in Ras al-Harf, in a convoy heading to the village of Tfail, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (The Daily Star/Nidal Solh)
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Lebanese authorities Tuesday delivered aid to residents and Syrian refugees in an east Lebanon border village besieged by Syrian government troops, bringing back seven wounded individuals including two Lebanese.Red Cross ambulances along with a delegation from Dar al-Fatwa and the Union of Aid Organizations entered Tfail to deliver the aid and returned to Lebanon with five wounded Syrians and two Lebanese who were then transported to a nearby hospital.The group is made up of officers from the Lebanese Army, Internal Security Forces and General Security.Residents said the village, home to 3,000 Lebanese and around 5,000 Syrian refugees, came under heavy bombardment last week but none of the residents agreed to flee into Lebanon, a security source said.
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