Lebanese soldiers patrol a street in Tripoli, north Lebanon. (REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim)
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Gunmen shot dead one soldier and wounded several others Friday, unleashing a series of Army raids in which 41 Syrians and three Lebanese were detained in northern Lebanon, the military said.The Lebanese Army confirmed the assault on the bus, saying the military cordoned off the vicinity where the attack took place.Hours after the attack, the soldiers rounded up 41 Syrians and three Lebanese during raids on the outer edges of Bireh and Khirbet Daoud, the Army said in a statement.A security source said another Lebanese soldier was wounded when an Army patrol in Zahriyeh, Tripoli, came under fire.However, an individual in the Tripoli neighborhood of Akoumi was arrested later in the day for his involvement in opening fire on an Army checkpoint in a previous attack.
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