Lebanese army on armored vehicles patrol the area in Tripoli, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)
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A roadside bomb exploded early Tuesday close to a Lebanese Army patrol in Tripoli, renewing fears that the military would once again become a target of attacks in the northern city.There were no casualties from the 3:15 a.m. blast, the Army said. The Army sealed off the area, and the military police launched an investigation into the explosion.The Lebanese Army has frequently come under attack in Tripoli since launching a new security plan in the northern city earlier this year to end recurrent clashes tied to the Syrian civil war.
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