Lebanon News

Two soldiers lightly wounded in grenade attack

Lebanese soldiers check identity cards at a checkpoint set up in the northern port city of Tripoli on August 5, 2014. AFP/Ibrahim Chalhoub

BEIRUT: Two soldiers were lightly wounded Friday evening when an unidentified assailant tossed a hand grenade in the direction of an Army checkpoint in the northern city of Tripoli, a security source said.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source said the incident took place near Talaat al-Omari and that the military has launched an investigation into the attack.





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