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Syria rockets wound three in Lebanon’s Hermel

Damage caused by a rocket from the Syrian side that landed in the northeastern town of Hermel, on Sunday, April 21, 2013. (The Daily Star/Rakan al-Faqih)

HERMEL, Lebanon: Two rockets from the Syrian side of the border with Lebanon fell Tuesday into the northeastern Hermel region, wounding three people, security sources told The Daily Star.

They identified the wounded as a woman from the Gherbawi family and her five-month-old son in addition to a man from Qataya family.

One rocket fell in the neighborhood of Dora, north Hermel, the sources said, adding that the second hit Mareh, west Hermel. The rockets struck at around 1 p.m., they said.

Rocket attacks from the Syrian side of the border have increased in recent days.

On Monday, one person was killed when a rocket hit a house in Hermel.





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