File - Lebanese soldiers check the site of a Syrian missile strike in Arsal, Wednesday, April 3, 2013. (The Daily Star/Stringer)
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Syria launched a series of airstrikes targeting remote areas in the Bekaa Valley border town of Arsal Wednesday, a security source told The Daily Star.Hours after the airstrike, three rockets from Syria hit the area between Janta and Nabi Sheet, two border villages in the Bekaa Valley where Hezbollah is known to have training camps.Syrian planes have frequently targeted Arsal, a predominantly Sunni area known for its strong support for the Syrian opposition.Syrian airstrikes have intensified since President Bashar Assad's forces launched a military campaign to seize the rebel-held Syrian town of Yabroud, which is close to Arsal.
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