BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army apprehended Wednesday a Syrian and a Lebanese for hurling eggs at a Beirut church, the military said.
“After Mar Mikhael Church in Mazraa was pelted with eggs Tuesday afternoon, while worshipers were inside. The Intelligence Directorate launched a probe to identity the assailants,” a statement by the Army said.
The military apprehended a Lebanese man, Jamal al-Ali who is also known as Jamal Yassine, and Syrian national Omar al-Homsi.
Both men confessed to the attack.
Under the supervision of the judiciary, investigations are ongoing to determine the motives behind the incident, the statement added.