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Lebanon Arrests Gunman Following Attack on US Embassy in Beirut

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A gunman who opened fire on the United States Embassy in Beirut has been apprehended after sustaining injuries during a gunfight with soldiers. The incident occurred on Wednesday morning and involved a Syrian national, according to Lebanese military sources. This attack comes amid heightened tensions in the region due to ongoing conflict in Gaza.

The assailant, wounded during the exchange of fire, has been taken into custody and transported to a hospital. The Lebanese army confirmed that the attacker was of Syrian nationality and stated that an investigation was underway.

A photograph circulating on social media shows a bloodied man wearing a vest with the words “Islamic State” written in Arabic, along with the English initials “I” and “S.”

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