On August 24, in the morning, three French soldiers of UNIFIL were victims of a traffic accident near the village of Burj Qallaouay as they were going on patrol mission. One of them died. Two other soldiers were injured, one in serious condition, were evacuated to the civilian hospital in Saida.
At 6:40 local time, the VAB of the 40th Regiment left the road and overturned. A medical team of UNIFIL was immediately dispatched. An investigation of the Military Police is underway, the causes of this accident are not yet known.
Source: Ministère de la Defense