File - Children inspect the site of a rocket attack in Arsal, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. (The Daily Star/Nidal Solh)
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Salha Ezzedine Hujeiri was cooking dinner for her family and guests Monday night when the first rocket struck her home in the outskirts of Arsal.A high-ranking Lebanese Army source said the Syrian air force was responsible for the attack, but knew little else.The Lebanese Army does not typically repel such attacks.The same rocket attack wounded another Lebanese man and killed two Syrians, Faris added.Approximately 8,000 people, mostly Syrian refugees, are effectively trapped in the outskirts of Arsal, unable to pass the Lebanese military checkpoint, he said. Ahmad Fliti, the deputy mayor of Arsal, said 3,000 Lebanese remain in the outskirts of Arsal, as well as 30,000 Syrian refugees.
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