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Syrian rockets hit east Lebanon: sources

People in Hermel check the remains of a rocket that was launched from the Syrian territory, Thursday, May 9, 2013. (The Daily Star/Stringer)

HERMEL, Lebanon: Four Syrian rockets struck Thursday the Bekaa Valley city of Hermel, east Lebanon, security sources told The Daily Star, adding that there were no casualties.

According to the sources, the first rocket landed in the Shawageer town of east Hermel at around 1:30 p.m. A few minutes later, a further three rockets fell near the Assi Bridge at one of the entrances to Hermel, the sources added.

According to a report by the state-run National News Agency, the Lebanese Army immediately cordoned off the area.





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