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Israeli drone strike injures six in east Lebanon

A blast targets the outskirts of the Lebanese border town of Koussaya, July 29, 2015. (Daily Star photo)

At least six people have been injured after an Israeli drone attacked the base of a Palestinian group in east Lebanon.  

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) belonging to Israeli military targeted the base belonging to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC) near the Lebanese border with Syria on Wednesday, the Lebanese newspaper the Daily Star reported.

Abu Imad Ramez Mustafa, the PFLP-GC’s spokesperson in Lebanon, confirmed that the Israeli drone targeted the group's base in the Zahle district of the border town of Qousaya. 

 Mustafa also described the Israeli regime as the avowed enemy of the group. 

“It was simply because they are one of our primary enemies.”

The Wednesday's strike caused a large blast, stirring panic among the residents.

Also in August 2013, an Israeli warplanes bombed a PFLP-GC base south of the Lebanese capital Beirut. 

Earlier on Wednesday, an Israeli drone strike reportedly killed at least two members of the Syrian Armed Forces in Syria’s strategic southwestern province of Quneitra, located on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, according to Lebanon's al-Manar TV.

However, the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an Israeli plane had hit a car, killing two men from the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah, and three men from pro-government popular committees in the Druze town.

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