Lebanese Army troops patrol a street of the northern city of Tripoli. (AFP PHOTO)
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The terrorist cell arrested by the Army was planning to assassinate the head of General Security in north Lebanon, Lt. Col. Khattar Nassereddine, a security source said.The suspects accuse the security chief of preparing reports for Lebanese Army intelligence about the activities of Muslim youths in Tripoli, the source said.Earlier in the day, the Army said that it had arrested five members of a terrorist cell planning to assassinate a senior security officer in north Lebanon.A military statement said Lebanese Army Intelligence arrested the "terrorist cell" in Qalamoun, 5 kilometers south of the northern city of Tripoli.
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