At least 10 die in north Lebanon gunbattle

BEIRUT (Reuters) – At least 10 gunmen were killed on Saturday when pro-government activists stormed an office of a pro-Syrian opposition party in north Lebanon, a security source said.

The source said gunmen loyal to Sunni Muslim leader Saad al-Hariri set ablaze the office of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party in the village of Halba after the gun battle. The dead were from both sides, he said.

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