Lebanese army agrees to 24-hour cease-fire in border town seized by Syria rebels

  • by: BASSEM MROUE , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 5, 2014 - 12:25 PM

BEIRUT — The Lebanese army agreed to a 24-hour cease-fire in a border town held by Islamic extremists from Syria Tuesday to allow for negotiations for the release of captive soldiers and evacuate casualties, a senior Lebanese security official said.

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