Earlier today reports suggested planes had struck a convoy carrying weapons from Syria to Lebanon.
The Associated Press reports the shipment included Russian-made SA-17 anti-aircraft missiles, which could pose a serious threat to the region's balance of power if they fall in the hands of Iranian-backed Hezbollah.
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