File-Lebanese Army soldiers guard suspected jihadis, captured following clashes in Arsal, Aug. 7, 2014. (AFP/JOSEPH EID)
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Mohammad Ahmad al-Hujeiri, arrested for his alleged involvement in recent northeast Lebanon blasts, is also suspected of rigging vehicles for militant groups in an attempt to spread chaos ain Lebanon, the army said Tuesday.The army statement added that Yabroudi, Abu Firas and Abu Ali al-Asiri the next day planted the bomb that targeted an army patrol heading to the site of the previous blast to investigate the incident, wounding at least five soldiers.According to the army statement, the "Kahroub" also had previous links with the "Jund al-Haqq" militant group, which was headed by Ons al-Khaled, but was compelled to join "Sayf al-Haqq" group after Khaled was wounded.The same group transferred arms to militants in Arsal during the heavy clashes between the army and Islamist militants in the area in August 2014, the army statement added.
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