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Security forces Tuesday detained 43 suspects accused of involvement in Tripoli clashes part of the government-approved security plan to restore stability to the restive northern city, which has been plagued by fighting linked to the crisis in Syria.Around 1,800 Lebanese Army and security forces personnel deployed in Tripoli in the early hours of the morning and conducted an estimated 40 raids in several neighborhood of the city, Lebanon's second largest. The Army raided the neighborhood of Riva and detained militia leader Jihad Dandashi along with 10 other people including three Syrians.Tripoli gunmen and fighters went into hiding in anticipation of the government's security plan after the military prosecutor issued 200 warrants, including some for militia leaders in the city.MP Walid Jumblatt mocked Tripoli's security plan, saying the government's announcement last week gave militia leaders enough time to flee the city and evade detention.
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