Residents Flee as Heavy Syrian Gunfire Targets al-Abboudiyehإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
Heavy gunfire from Syria on Monday targeted the Akkar border town of al-Abboudiyeh, forcing residents to flee the area en masse.
"Two shells fired from Syria fell on al-Abboudiyeh and Hakr Janin while other towns are being targeted by heavy gunfire," Radio Voice of Lebanon (93.3) reported.
Meanwhile, al-Manar television said the Lebanese army deployed heavily in the town's outskirts “after an armed group opened fire from the Syrian side of the border.”
Earlier on Monday, state-run National News Agency said volleys of machinegun fire hit the Lebanese territory along the northern border, from al-Abboudiyeh to Hakr Janin.