Wow: Lebanese Armed Forces fire on Syrian warplanes
The Lebanese Armed Forces have fired on Syrian warplanes
, which were likely firing on Syrian rebels who were escaping to Lebanon.
It was the first time
since the outbreak of the Syria's conflict three years ago that the
Lebanese military took action to prevent Syrian warplanes from violating
Syrian forces have fired toward
Lebanon in the past, trying to deter rebels from fleeing to the
neighboring country or from sheltering in Lebanese border towns.
Lebanese officials say the military opened anti-aircraft fire at two
Syrian warplanes on Monday after the aircraft bombed a border area close
to the eastern Lebanese town of Arsal.
Labels: Lebanese Armed Forces, Syrian uprising