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LEBANON-ARMY-ATTACK-SEARCH

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Lebanese army troops search the country side around the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon on December 19, 2013 for radical Islamists suspected of standing behind a suicide attack against the army in the area last week. The army said earlier this week that a suicide attacker who assaulted a checkpoint in Sidon, the majority Sunni capital of south Lebanon, was Palestinian. An army officer was killed in the December 15 incident, as were two armed men who accompanied the attacker, who were gunned down by troops manning the checkpoint. AFP PHOTO / MAHMOUD ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read MAHMOUD ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
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Lebanese army troops search the country side around the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon on December 19, 2013 for radical Islamists suspected of standing behind a suicide attack against the army in the area last week. The army said earlier this week that a suicide attacker who assaulted a checkpoint in Sidon, the majority Sunni capital of south Lebanon, was Palestinian. An army officer was killed in the December 15 incident, as were two armed men who accompanied the attacker, who were gunned down by troops manning the checkpoint. AFP PHOTO / MAHMOUD ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read MAHMOUD ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
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December 19, 2013
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Lebanese army troops search the country side around the southern... News Photo 457850179Army,City,Conflict,Country,Geographical Locations,Horizontal,Islam,Lebanese,Lebanon - Country,Port,Searching,Side View,Sidon,Standing,Suicide,Suspicion,Violence,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPLebanese army troops search the country side around the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon on December 19, 2013 for radical Islamists suspected of standing behind a suicide attack against the army in the area last week. The army said earlier this week that a suicide attacker who assaulted a checkpoint in Sidon, the majority Sunni capital of south Lebanon, was Palestinian. An army officer was killed in the December 15 incident, as were two armed men who accompanied the attacker, who were gunned down by troops manning the checkpoint. AFP PHOTO / MAHMOUD ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read MAHMOUD ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)