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6 Irish Peacekeepers Wounded in Lebanon

January 29, 1987|From Deutsche Presse-Agentur

BEIRUT — Six Irish soldiers serving with the United Nations peacekeeping force in south Lebanon were wounded Wednesday in an explosion at their contingent's headquarters in an area populated mostly by Shia Muslims, a U.N. spokesman said.

The explosion occurred at 2:30 a.m. in a house used by the Irish soldiers in the town of Tibnine, about 12 miles north of the Lebanese border with Israel.

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