File - Lebanese soldiers in northeastern Lebanon.(REUTERS/Hassan Abdallah)
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The Lebanese Army said Tuesday it killed four Daesh (ISIS) fighters, including a field commander, when a guided missile hit their convoy on the northeastern border.The Army said in a statement that its soldiers fired a guided missile toward a Daesh convoy in the area of Khirbet Daoud, on the outskirts of Ras Baalbek, killing four militants, including a field commander.The War Media Center Saturday said Hezbollah killed three militants from the Nusra Front in Wadi al-Kheil, located on the eastern outskirts of Lebanon's northeastern town of Arsal.That came three days after Hezbollah killed nine militants, including a senior Nusra commander, in an ambush in the same area, according to Al-Manar. The following day, Hezbollah fighters killed a number of Daesh and Nusra militants in separate attacks in nearby areas, according to the War Media Center.Daesh and Nusra Front militants have been holed up on the outskirts of Arsal and nearby Ras Baalbek along the Syrian frontier for more than a year.
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