File-Lebanese Army soldiers guard suspected jihadis, captured following clashes in Arsal, Aug. 7, 2014. (AFP/JOSEPH EID)
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Five Lebanese soldiers were wounded Friday after a bomb targeted their patrol in northeastern town of Arsal, a day after a deadly blast rocked the border town, killing at least four and wounding seven. The blast went off at 11:50 a.m. in the Sabil neighborhood of Arsal, according to an Army statement. A security source told The Daily Star that the Army patrol was en route to base after conducting an inspection of Thursday's explosion site when they were targeted. The Army sent troops to cordon off the area and fired shots in the air in an effort to disperse people who rushed to the scene. The Army returned fire on the source of aggression.Friday, Army commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi inspected security in the Rafik Hariri International Airport.
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