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Army arrests five in Beirut’s southern suburbs

File - Lebanese soldiers on armored vehicles patrol the area in Beirut's southern suburbs, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

BEIRUT: The Army arrested five suspects in Beirut’s southern suburbs Thursday after seizing ammunition and military equipment from two separate residences, a military statement said.

It identified the suspects as Mohammad Mazloum and his sons Ali and Hassan, as well as Salem Ahmed Ismail and Mohammed Saeed Wehbeh.

The five suspects are wanted on charges of discharging weapons, but the military did not disclose addition details.

Investigations with the suspects are underway.





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