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Nusra Front releases five Lebanese troopsJihadists released four soldiers and one policeman they had captured during bloody clashes with the Lebanese Army in northeast Lebanon earlier in August, the state-run National News Agency reported Saturday night. The Nusra Front and ISIS are holding 29 soldiers and ISF members captive in remote areas on the border between Lebanon and Syria.The Turkish Anadolu News Agency reported that a leader of what it dubbed as the "Lebanese branch of the militant movement Nusra Front said his group released five Lebanese Sunni troops, out of a total of 18 troops, it kidnapped during clashes with the Lebanese Army . The Al-Nusra Front leader said the five freed troops would spend the night at a mosque in Arsal and that they would be released on Sunday morning.He added that he and fellow Nusra members did not get ransom to release the troops.
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