Lebanese soldiers walk among destroyed buildings following clashes with militants in Tripoli, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)
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The Lebanese Army said Friday it had discovered in Tripoli's vegetable market a booby-trapped rocket along with five bombs primed to be remotely detonated and target troops in the embattled northern city.The Army also seized large quantities of arms during stepped-up raids in Tripoli in search for fugitive militants who fought troops last week. An Army force Friday discovered during an inspection patrol in the vegetable market a 107mm booby-trapped rocket and five explosive devices, weighing about 23 kilograms and ready to be remotely detonated, the military said in a statement.As part of measures taken by the Army to consolidate security and stability in Tripoli, soldiers raided a location in the city's neighborhood of Abi Samra, seizing large quantities of arms, shells, rocket-propelled grenades and ammunition, the military said in another statement.
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