January 27, 2022 at 11:24 am
Lebanese President Michel Aoun has ordered an investigation into the attack against the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) in the south of the country.
In a statement issued by the Presidency, Aoun condemned the attack and said an investigation was underway, emphasising the importance of coordination between the Lebanese Armed Forces and UNIFIL to avoid a recurrence of such incidents.
The UN peacekeepers were attacked on Tuesday during a routine patrol in Lebanon's southern village of Ramyah.
UNIFIL spokesperson Andrea Tenenti said the peacekeepers' vehicles were intercepted and two of them destroyed. One soldier was wounded as a result of the attack.
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