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Syrian Man Opens Fire on US Embassy in Lebanon, Detained by Lebanese Military

© AFP 2023 / RAMZI HAIDAR US embassy in the Beirut suburb of Awkar
 US embassy in the Beirut suburb of Awkar - Sputnik International, 1920, 05.06.2024
CAIRO (Sputnik) - A Syrian citizen opened fire on the US Embassy in Lebanon in the suburbs of Beirut, but was injured and detained by Lebanese military, the Lebanese armed forces said on Wednesday.
Earlier in the day, the Lebanese NNA news agency reported that shooting was heard in the area of ​​the US embassy.
"The US embassy in Lebanon in ... was shot at by a person with Syrian citizenship. Military in the area responded to the gunfire and the shooter was injured. He was detained and sent to hospital for treatment. Work is underway to establish the circumstances of the incident," the armed forces said in a statement.
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