Army Questions Ballouneh Rocket Attack Network http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/95800-army-questions-ballouneh-rocket-attack-network
The Army Intelligence is questioning six men over their suspected involvement in a failed rocket attack on the town of Yarze in June, media reports said Wednesday.Al-Joumhouria daily said the members of the network, which had fired the rocket from Ballouneh in the early hours of Friday June 21, are Syrians.But al-Akhbar newspaper reported that the network's members are Palestinian and Lebanese.They have bought the rockets from the Palestinian refugee camp of Burj al-Barajneh, it said.Reports had said that they intended to target the defense ministry in Yarze. But one rocket hit a high-tension electricity cable in a nearby town and a second rocket failed to launch.The launchpads were found in Ballouneh.But on August 1, two rockets fired from an area near the town of Aramoun in Aley struck locations near the presidential palace in Baabda.A rocket landed in the garden of the Freiha villa that is located near the Officers' Club in the Baabda area. While the second rocket landed near the Khashoqji castle in nearby Yarze.
It was not clear if Ballouneh's six-member network was also involved in the Aug. 1 attack.