BEIRUT: A wanted Lebanese man was arrested in Baalbek, east Lebanon, the Army said in a statement Tuesday.
The military said Hasan Ali al-Miqdad, who has an arrest warrant “for opening fire,” was apprehended Monday after soldiers in the Baalbek village of Harabta stopped a black Chevrolet jeep he was in.
The Chevy driver, Hasan Ahmad al-Miqdad, was also arrested, the statement added.
Three assault rifles, three pistols and five hand grenades, in addition to a quantity of ammunition and military equipment, were seized from the jeep, the Army said.
It said the men were referred to the relevant authorities.