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Army seizes weapons in north Lebanon raid

Lebanese army on armored vehicles patrol the area in Tripoli, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)

BEIRUT: A number of mortar bombs and dynamite sticks have been discovered in a raid in north Lebanon associated with the ongoing crackdown on terrorists.

In the northern Akkar village of Fnaydeq, a Lebanese Army raid on the home of Mohammad Kanaan resulted in the seizure of 42 dynamite sticks, 34 mortar bombs, 14 mortar propellant charges and 36 hand grenade detonators, a military statement said.

It said Kanaan, who is wanted on multiple arrest warrants, was not home during the raid Thursday.





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