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Nusra Front threatens action against Lebanese soldiers after prison raid

BEIRUT- The al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front threatened on Monday action against members of the Lebanese security forces it holds as captives after police stormed a wing of the country's largest prison where Islamist militants are detained.
"As a result of the deterioration of security in Lebanon, you will hear about surprises regarding the fate of the prisoners with us," the Nusra Front said on its Twitter account.Four of the soldiers held by the Nusra Front have been killed in detention despite ongoing negotiations with the Lebanese authorities for their release.
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