Report: At least 6 UN peacekeepers wounded in Lebanon blast

By REUTERS
December 9, 2011 10:23

 
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TYRE - Several United Nations peacekeepers were wounded when an explosion struck their patrol in southern Lebanon on Friday, a witness and security sources said.

They said that the blast hit a vehicle carrying French members of the UNIFIL peacekeeping contingent in the city of Tyre. A Reuters reporter saw at least six wounded people. Security sources said seven people were wounded in total, including two passersby, adding that they were mostly lightly wounded.

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