BEIRUT — Lebanese officials say a man was killed by a bullet coming from the Syrian side of the border.
The officials say Lebanese citizen Hassan Obeid, 17, died in a clinic where he was rushed after being hit in the stomach in his northern hometown of Bkarha near the border with Syria.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to talk to the press.
Several Lebanese and Syrian citizens have been killed in border areas in Lebanon since an uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad began in March.
More than 5,000 Syrians have fled to Lebanon during 10 months of unrest and crackdown in which more than 5,000 people have been killed.