In this file photo, Brig. Gen. Shamel Roukoz, head of the Army Commando Unit, attends a press conference in Yarzeh, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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The Lebanese Army's positioning during the battle for Arsal in 2014 paved the way for the capture of its servicemen, former Army Commando Regiment chief Brig.Although the ISF servicemen were returned, it was revealed Sunday that the soldiers had almost certainly been killed and buried in Lebanon.The information resulted in a pause in the Army's offensive against militant positions on the Lebanese side of the border.Roukoz on Monday described the kidnappings as a "black page" in Lebanon's history.
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