Sources: Roadside Bomb Targets Armed Men in Bekaa Van

A roadside bomb targeted on Monday a van transporting gunmen to Damascus in Lebanon's eastern Bekaa valley, causing several casualties, security sources said.

The sources told local media outlets that the explosion went off when the van was passing through the town of Taanayel.

LBCI TV said several gunmen riding the vehicle were injured but they continued their way and headed to the Masnaa border crossing where they were questioned by General Security officers.

They later entered Syrian territories.

A BMW with tinted windows was also damaged in the blast.

The sources denied that the explosion was the result of a rocket attack as earlier reported.

The military expert investigate the type of explosives used in the attack after they caused a small crater, the sources said.

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