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Syrians in Lebanon detained for possessing ISIS paraphernalia

A photo circulated on social media shows boys burning the ISIS flag in Ashrafieh.

BEIRUT: Two Syrian nationals were detained for possessing ISIS paraphernalia in Nabatieh, after confessing to transporting ISIS headbands and posters from a Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon.

According to the National News Agency, the two Syrians, identified as Amer al-Saho and Moustapha al-Saho (relation unknown), were being monitored by Army intelligence prior to their detention.

While searching the suspects’ car, Army intelligence found black headbands imprinted with ISIS slogans as well as large posters of ISIS head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

The two Sahos, who originate from the Syrian city of Idlib, were immediately transferred to Army Intelligence headquarters in the south after being detained in the Nabatieh village of Nmeirieh.

The pair have confessed to transporting the ISIS paraphernalia from one of the Palestinian camps in south Lebanon according to the NNA.

 

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