(The Daily Star/ Mohammad Azakir)
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The Nusra Front said Friday evening it had killed Lebanese policeman Ali Bazzal, sparking shock among the families of the 26 detained servicemen and raising fears of reprisals in the northeastern Bekaa Valley, Bazzal's home province.Saja al-Dulaimi, the ex-wife of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and their daughter and two boys, are being detained by Lebanese authorities. Also in custody are Ola Mithqal al-Oqaily, the wife of ISIS commander Anas Sharkas, and her two children, a 4-year-old and a 6-month-old. Sharkas had threatened Friday to kidnap Lebanese women and children and end negotiations over the captive servicemen unless his wife and children, detained by authorities last week, were released soon.Damn you and your Army," he added.He issued a stern warning to the Lebanese Army and Lebanese citizens, saying he would kidnap women and children of Lebanese Army personnel and those from the Shiite sect unless his wife was released. ISIS and Nusra the Front are still holding 25 captives after seven were released and four executed.
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