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Lebanese Servicemen Rescue 27 Abducted Syrians in Lebanon - Statement

Beirut, Nov 29 (Sputnik) Units of the Lebanese army have rescued 27 kidnapped Syrian nationals and arrested the abductors during an operation in the west of the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon, the army’s press service said in a statement shared with Sputnik on Thursday.
"The military forces carried out a raid after receiving intelligence about hostages kept at a farm, located on the outskirts on the Baalul settlement in the west of the Beqaa Valley. As a result of the operation, 27 Syrian nationals have been released," the statement read.
The servicemen also detained three Lebanese citizens who had abducted the Syrians for ransom.
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