UNIFIL soldiers attacked in Lebanon

UNIFIL French peacekeepers on foot patrol in Bint Jbeil town of south Lebanon.

A Lebanese led investigation has been launched into an attack on UN peacekeepers in Lebanon.

Several soldiers were wounded on Tuesday in an attack on vehicles carrying members of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon, also known as UNIFIL.

Neeraj Singh, the Spokesperson for UNIFIL, told UN Radio's May Yaacoub that of the six injured, three were transferred to hospital and three were treated on the spot.

He also said the attack was the second against UNIFIL in as many months.

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