The Lebanese army repelled an attack by Syrian militants on an outpost in the mountains of Tallet al-Hamra, near the Beqaa town of Ras Baalbek.

“An army post in the mountains of Ras Baalbek was attacked by a terrorist group, and the soldiers fought back,” read a statement issued by the army.

“The clashes are ongoing; the army is shelling militant positions and infiltration routes,” the statement added. […]