File photo shows Lebanese Army soldiers manning a checkpoint in the Bekaa Valley. (REUTERS/Rami Bleibel)
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A man said to be a member of the Al-Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades was killed during a military chase in east Lebanon, the Army said Thursday.Ibrahim Abdul-Moti Abu Muaileq, a Palestinian known as Abu Jaafar, died Wednesday of wounds he sustained during a shootout with the military at an Army checkpoint in the Bekaa. The Army fired back and wounded Abu Muaileq who later died from his wounds in a local hospital while a second man who accompanied the suspect was able to escape, the Army said.
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