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Conflict Incident Report
Smugglers injured, killed at Lebanon border
The Lebanese Army killed one smuggler and injured another after they attempted to cross the Lebanese border illegally in the Bekaa region Friday.
A group of smugglers tried to illegally cross the Lebanese border in Tallet al-Manara and opened fire on Army forces, a statement from the Army said. The Army responded, killing one and injuring another while the rest fled to Syria. The Army arrested the injured smuggler and took him to a local hospital for treatment.
The Army said it is taking the necessary security measures to maintain stability and control at the border.