Lebanon News

Police arrest wanted man after grenade accident

This general view picture shows the tarmac at the Beirut International Airport, the Beirut southern suburbs and the city of Beirut in the background, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

BEIRUT: A wanted suspect was severely wounded late Saturday after a hand grenade he was playing with exploded, leading to his arrest, the National News Agency reported.

The man, identified by his initials as H.M., was in his home in a Beirut neighborhood near the airport when the grenade exploded.

Police arrived at the scene of the incident and transferred him to a nearby hospital under tight security, the state-run agency added.





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