Lebanon: Six Christians killed in suicide bombings

Syrian civil war continues to spill over to its neighbors, leaving carnage in its wake.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Aftermath of suicide bombing in al-Kaa, Lebanon
Aftermath of suicide bombing in al-Kaa, Lebanon
Reuters

Four suicide terrorists blew themselves up early this morning in a mostly Christian town on the Syrian-Lebanese border, killing at least six civilians.

No organization has claimed responsibility for the attack, but Hezbollah has accused ISIS of carrying it out.

Just yesterday, ISIS took responsibility for last week's suicide bombing that killed seven Jordanian soldiers on the Syrian border.

In addition to the six dead today, 19 others were wounded in the attack, which took place at 4 AM in the Lebanese town of Al-Kaa, near the Syrian border. Lebanese army forces were sent to the area later this morning. Al-Kaa Mayor Bashir Metaar told a local radio station that all of the dead were civilians.

Lebanon has seen its share of terror attacks ever since the civil war in Syria broke out five years ago. This is largely due to the fact that Hezbollah has taken Syrian dictator Bashar Assad's side in the conflict.

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, in a speech broadcast on Friday, stated that the recent US sanctions against his group will have no impact. This, he said, is because Hezbollah receives full financial and arms support from the Islamic Republic of Iran.




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