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Man arrested during Army raid in east Lebanon

  • A general view of the eastern town of Zahle. (The Daily Star/Nassif Seif)

HERMEL, Lebanon: The Lebanese Army Saturday arrested a man during a raid on his home in the qada of Zahle, east Lebanon, security sources said.

The sources identified Nawwaf al-Hussein as the man apprehended during the raid in the village of Jlala, Chtaura.

Media reports said Hussein’s arrest was linked to the case of detained Omar Atrash, a Sunni Sheikh who was charged last week with involvement in two recent suicide bombings in Beirut’s southern suburbs.

 
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