Gunmen drive away with about a dozen men, two in camouflage police uniforms, in Arsal, Saturday, Aug 2, 2014. (AP Photo)
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The Nusra Front circulated a video of Arsal's abducted ISF members Sunday, announcing their alleged defection from the Army and Hezbollah.It remains unclear why the delivered messages declared defection from the Lebanese Army, despite the fact that the abducted members belonged to Internal Security Forces.Armed groups also carried out a concentrated attack on the homes of Arsal residents who the Army protected, and kidnapped a number of Army soldiers and members of the Internal Security Forces Saturday.Eight Lebanese soldiers were killed in clashes with gunmen that continued overnight in and around the border town of Arsal near Syria, a Lebanese Army statement said Sunday.
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