Lebanese army says 22 soldiers missing, 14 killed

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese army said on Monday 22 of its soldiers were missing and another 14 had been killed following clashes with Islamist militants at the Syrian border.

In a statement, the army said another 86 soldiers had been injured in the fighting in Arsal, where militant Islamists launched an attack on security forces on Saturday.

(Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Samia Nakhoul)

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Updated Date: Aug 05, 2014 03:15 AM

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