Security official: Soldier killed in eastern Lebanon attack

Gunmen attacked a military post in the eastern Lebanese province of Hermel early Wednesday morning, killing a soldier and wounding another, a security official said. Soldiers fired back at the attackers who fled, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media. The motives and the identity of the assailants were not immediately known. Troops are searching for them, according to the official.