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Police detain four Syrians in Lebanon border town

Lebanese soldiers patrol the highway between Labweh and Arsal. (The Daily Star/Nidal Solh)

BEIRUT: Police said late Friday that they detained four Syrians and confiscated two vehicles in the border town of Wadi Hamyed.

In a statement, the Internal Security Forces said it received information about two suspicious vehicles parked in Wadi Hamyed on the border with Syria after a Lebanese Army checkpoint.

A police unit headed to the area and detained four Syrians, identified by their initials as A.D., 27; A.Q., 26; A.M., 20; and M.A., 24.

They were in possession of a hand grenade, six knives, cellular phones, wireless communication devices and gold watches.

The unit also confiscated two four-wheel drive vehicles: a black Hyundai with no identification documents and a Grand Cherokee with a Lebanese license plate.





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