Lebanese soldiers kill fugitive in hunt for troops' killers

April 15, 2009 00:15

Police say Lebanese troops have shot and killed a fugitive during the hunt for the killers of four soldiers in northeastern Lebanon. A police statement issued Tuesday said the dead man was armed and tried to flee. The state news agency added that troops seized stolen vehicles, weapons and a drug lab in the raids. It said 35 people wanted on various outstanding warrants have been arrested by troops who deployed in the Baalbek and Hermel regions backed by helicopters.

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