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Fears Rise in Lebanon of Syrian War Spilloveri
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May 28, 2013 6:12 PM
Clashes on both sides of the Syrian-Lebanese border have raised fears Syria's civil war may be spreading into Lebanon. Fighters have included Lebanon's Hezbollah, which supports the Syrian government, and Syrian rebel factions. In the latest incident, gunmen on Tuesday killed three Lebanese soldiers near the border and fled to Syria. VOA's Scott Bobb has this report from Beirut.

Fears Rise in Lebanon of Syrian War Spillover

Published May 28, 2013

Clashes on both sides of the Syrian-Lebanese border have raised fears Syria's civil war may be spreading into Lebanon. Fighters have included Lebanon's Hezbollah, which supports the Syrian government, and Syrian rebel factions. In the latest incident, gunmen on Tuesday killed three Lebanese soldiers near the border and fled to Syria. VOA's Scott Bobb has this report from Beirut.


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