Middle East

Syrian aircraft hit farm in northeast Lebanon

Lebanese Army personnel keep a wary eye over the Masharih al-Qaa region. (The Daily Star/Moham Azakir)

HERMEL, Lebanon: Syrian warplanes fired two rockets Tuesday at a farm in Masharih al-Qaa in the Bekaa Valley, northeast Lebanon, a security source said.

There were no casualties in the attack that targeted a farm owned by the Ezzeddine family, the source said, adding that the two rockets caused material damage.

Syrian aircraft have targeted Lebanese border towns in recent months, particularly the outskirts of Arsal.





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