Two Al-Qaeda Jund al-Sham jihadists blow themselves up making a bomb in S. Lebanese Ain Hilwa Palestinian camp

DEBKAfile Intelligence

June 20, 2007

They died while extracting TNT from a 107mm shell. Among the three wounded was the Jund al-Sham leader, Shehadeh Jawhar.

Two Lebanese soldiers were killed in the fifth week of fierce fighting with pro-Damascus Islamist radicals in the N. Lebanese Nahr al-Bared camp.

Since the weekend, the army has destroyed or seize at least six main Fatah al-Islam positions and continues to pound buildings. The battle has left 140 dead, including 73 Lebanese troops.