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Sunni militant group claims 'capture' of 3 Hezbollah members

Hezbollah members carry the coffin of Hussein Othman, who was killed in Syria, during his funeral procession in Baalbek, Monday, March 3, 2014. (The Daily Star/Nidal Solh )

BEIRUT: The shadowy Sunni group Liwaa Ahrar al-Sunna said Friday it had "captured" three Hezbollah members near Baalbek.

“We managed tocapture three Hezbollah members on the outskirts of Baalbek overnight,” the Sunni militant group said on its Twitter feed.

Liwaa Ahrar al-Sunna has claimed responsibility for several previous attacks targeting Shiite areas where Hezbollah enjoys wide support.

 

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