Soldiers stand guard near the site of Saturday's deadly suicide bombing at an Army post in the northeastern town of Hermel on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. (The Daily Star/Stringer)
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Lebanese authorities struggled Sunday to find traces of the suicide bomber who targeted an Army post a day earlier in the northeastern town of Hermel, as the Lebanese Army released photos of the two soldiers who were killed in the attack.The bomber detonated at an Army checkpoint at the main entrance of Hermel Saturday night, killing three people including two soldiers and wounding 17 others.The Lebanese Army released photos of the soldiers who were identified as 25-year-old officer Elias Khoury from the eastern town of Zahle and Hamzeh Faitruny, 26, from Baalbek.Hours after the Hermel explosion, the Army vowed to carry on its fight against terrorism "regardless of the sacrifices," urging the public to rally around the military institution.
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