Lebanon News

Army detains 7 suspects in Beirut's southern suburbs

File photo of Lebanese soldiers manning a checkpoint at the entrance of Ghobeiri, in Beirut's southern suburbs.(The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army said it detained seven suspects from Beirut's southern suburbs and confiscated weapons in their possession.

In a statement issued Saturday, the military said it raided the Hay al-Gharibe in Sabra, Ruwaiss and Burj al-Barajneh and apprehended seven wanted individuals.

The Army unit also confiscated light and heavy weapons, ammunition and military gear which were in the possession of the suspects.





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