U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly Monday voiced concern over the deteriorating security in Lebanon linked to the three-year crisis in Syria.

“[He] expressed concern at incidents of violence in Tripoli, north Lebanon, and in areas of eastern Lebanon during the past few days, which have led to tragic loss of life, both among civilians and the Lebanese Armed Forces,” a statement from his office said.

Plumbly also deplored Sunday’s suicide car bombing in the east Lebanon town of Nabi Othman that killed three people. […]