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Army raids arms cache in north Lebanon

The seized weapons in Aydamoun. (The Daily Star/Lebanese Army Website, HO)

BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army said Friday it raided an arms cache in the northern region of Akkar overnight, confiscating a large number of weapons and materials used to make bombs.

In a statement, the military said the raid took place at 8:40 p.m. Thursday in the village of Aydamoun. 

The Army received a tip about an arms cache in a garage belonging to Ibrahim Aref Maqsoud. 

The military raided the location and discovered an arms depot containing one rocket-propelled grenade, four Kalashnikov, a sniper rifle, four sniper scopes, two telescopes, two hand guns, one machine gun, as well as a large quantity of ammunition and military gear.

It also said it confiscated materials used to make explosives.    

 

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