Lebanese army says gunman attacked US embassy

BEIRUT: The Lebanese army said on Wednesday that a gunman tried to attack the US embassy near Beirut. The Lebanese army said in a statement that soldiers shot dead the attacker, who was described only as a Syrian national. The shooter was wounded and taken to the hospital. Local media reported that a gun battle near the American diplomatic mission lasted for almost half an hour in the Aukar suburb north of Beirut.

Leave a Comment