A Lebanese army checkpoint is seen in the Hermel region, Tuesday, April 16, 2013. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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The Lebanese Army Wednesday arrested five suspects over their alleged links to the slaying of a Lebanese soldier in Syria earlier this week.Al-Qaq, a Lebanese Army Intelligence recruit, was reportedly killed by members of the Jaafar clan in retaliation for the murder of a relative two months ago.The clans regularly clash between themselves and with the security forces.A security source told The Daily Star Tuesday that the Army went to Hermel after security forces tracked the source of a voice message, reportedly from one of the perpetrators that had been leaked to the press.
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