100 Syr­i­ans are de­tained

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Le­banon’s army says it has de­tained more than 100 Syr­i­ans for il­le­gal en­try into the coun­try, fol­low­ing a se­ries of bomb­ings that shook a vil­lage near the bor­der with Syria. The raids were con­ducted early yes­ter­day in six ar­eas in the Baal­bek re­gion, which has many in­for­mal refugee set­tle­ments. They came hours af­ter a se­ries of ex­plo­sions, in­clud­ing at least six suicide bomb­ings, rocked the mainly Chris­tian vil­lage of Qaa near the Syr­ian bor­der. Five peo­ple were killed and nearly 30 were wounded in the blasts, in­clud­ing one out­side the church where peo­ple had gath­ered for fu­ner­als. The state-run Na­tional News Agency says the fu­ner­als have been post­poned for security con­cerns. Le­banon’s Hezbol­lah group also said it was post­pon­ing a re­li­gious event in Beirut.

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