People check the house of Army officer Ismail after it was damaged in a rocket attack in Brital.
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Syrian government air raids on the outskirts of Arsal killed a child and a teenager and wounded five Friday, as seven rockets were fired from Syria toward the Lebanese border town of Brital.The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria, a splinter Al-Qaeda Syrian rebel group, claimed responsibility for three of the rockets that hit Brital and surrounding areas, saying the group was targeting "the party of the devil's stronghold," a reference to Hezbollah. Brital is strongly associated with Hezbollah, which is fighting alongside regime forces in Syria, while Arsal is known for supporting the Syrian opposition. Less than three hours after the morning air raid, seven rockets fired from Syria landed in Brital.
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