DAMASCUS, SYRIA (8:05 P.M.) – The Lebanese Army reportedly rescued a Syrian family on Thursday that was taken hostage by a group of armed men in the Beqa’a Valley.

According to Lebanon’s National News Agency, the Lebanese Army intelligence was conducting a patrol in the Masnaa-Beqa’a locality, when they discovered five members of this Syrian family in a small village.

One of the kidnappers was arrested, with further prosecution underway to arrest the remaining kidnappers.

A Honda CRV that did not possess a Lebanese license plate was also seized by the Lebanese Army during the raid.

 

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