Two more LAF soldiers die in northern fighting

August 8, 2007 18:31

Two more soldiers have died fighting Islamic militants in a Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon, the army announced Wednesday. An army statement said one soldiers was killed Wednesday and another died Tuesday "while carrying out their military duty" at the Nahr el-Bared camp, located near the northern port city of Tripoli. Their deaths raised to 136 the number of troops who have died since fighting between the army and al-Qaida-inspired Fatah Islam militants erupted on May 20.

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