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UN peacekeepers targeted in Lebanon roadside bombing

Mohammed Zaatari / AP

United Nations and emergency personnel gather at the site of a roadside bomb attack on a U.N. peacekeepers' vehicle in Bourj al-Shamali, near the port city of Tyre, Lebanon on Dec. 9.

AP Reports:

BEIRUT — A roadside bomb struck a vehicle carrying United Nations peacekeepers in southern Lebanon on Friday, wounding five French soldiers and a Lebanese bystander, officials said.

This was the third bombing this year targeting the international force known as UNIFIL, which is deployed to keep the peace along Lebanon's southern border with Israel. No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Read the full story: 5 French peacekeepers wounded in Lebanon bombing

Hassan Bahsoun / EPA

A United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon soldier who was injured by a road bomb during a patrol, speaks with a medic, in Tyre, south Lebanon, on Dec. 9.

Ali Hashisho / Reuters

A Red Cross member stands near a damaged U.N. vehicle on the outskirts of the city of Tyre, southern Lebanon on Dec. 9.

Ali Hashisho / Reuters

A wounded French U.N. peacekeeper of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon stands next to a Red Cross member after receiving treatment at the site where a bomb exploded on the outskirts of the city of Tyre, southern Lebanon on Dec. 9.

Several French peacekeepers are rushed to the hospital after a bomb goes off in southern Lebanon. Msnbc.com's Dara Brown reports.