LEBANON WATCH - Army intercepts five men in possession of 'AlNusra Front' attire along Ersal Highway
Lebanese Army soldiers intercepted Sunday a white "Van" vehicle while
on its way to Ersal outskirts carrying 5 passengers of Lebanese, Syrian
and Palestinian nationalities, who were found to be in possession of
"Al-Nusra Front" uniforms, NNA correspondent in Baalbek reported.
The 5 detained were heading in the direction of Syrian territories.
Army checkpoint in Arsal stops car loaded with weapons and explosive detonators
The Army Command - Orientation Directorate issued Sunday the following
statement: "As part of the task of maintaining security and stability,
an army checkpoint in the region of Arsal stopped this morning a pickup
truck loaded with a quantity of arms and ammunition, hand grenades and
explosives with remote detonators, in addition to special outfits. A
number of case-related arrests were also made.Detainees were handed over to competent authorities, and an investigation was launched."
[ed notes;also see... Lebanon watch- Army Arrests Group for Transporting Arms in Arsal as Report Says 'Suicide Vests' Seized http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/90549-army-arrests-group-for-transporting-arms-in-arsal-as-report-says-suicide-vests-seized
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