8 Lebanese soldiers killed along Syrian border
updated 7:42 AM EDT, Mon August 4, 2014
(CNN) -- At least eight Lebanese soldiers were killed amid clashes with insurgents who had crossed the border from Syria, Lebanon's official National News Agency reported Sunday.
Syrian government forces walk down a street in Halfaya, Syria, after taking the city from rebel forces on Friday, September 12. The United Nations estimates more than 190,000 people have been killed in Syria since an uprising in March 2011 spiraled into civil war.
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An additional 20 soldiers were wounded during the conflict in Lebanon's Ersal region, NNA said.
The agency said the Lebanese army is continuing its operations in the Ersal area.
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