Third phase of Lebanese Army’s assault on ISIL in Ras Baalbek and el-Qaa outskirts kicks off. The Lebanese army intensified shelling of ISIL positions in Ras Baalbek outskirts, and destroyed the terrorist group’s fortifications.
Furthermore, OTV correspondent reported that fierce clashes between Lebanese army units and ISIL terrorists near Ras al-Kaff in Ras Baalbek outskirts took place at noon, and the Lebanese army regained control of the hill.
The military units also seized large quantities of weapons, ammunition, explosives and military equipment from ISIS including mortars, medium and heavy machine guns, assault rifles, grenades, anti-tank and anti-aircraft launchers, improvised explosive devices, anti-personnel mines, vehicles, shells and ammunition of various caliber, miscellaneous military equipment, drugs and stimulants a military source reported.
Hala Hayek Najjar