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They believe the gunmen had melted away, their faces clean-shaven and dressed in civilian clothes, before the Army advance began early Monday morning.They said that while the operation in Bab al-Tabbaneh was over, soldiers were still hunting for wanted men and other suspects in connection with attacks against the Army, after they fled into the orchards of the northern towns of Minyeh, Mhamra and Bhenin.An army statement issued Monday evening confirmed the details of the operations, but added that one soldier was slightly wounded during a gunfight with militants in Bhenin.The Lebanese Army called on gunmen to hand themselves in, or be hunted down.The sources said among the fatalities were 23 gunmen, 11 soldiers and eight civilians.Among the wounded were 92 soldiers, and 63 gunmen and civilians.
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