Lebanese security forces arrest three in possession of explosives

Source:Xinhua Published: 2013-9-21 9:29:27

Three people were arrested Friday in the Western Bekaa region for possessing weapons and explosives, Lebanon's directorate of state security said in a statement.

"A Palestinian and two Syrians were arrested in Western Bekaa in possession of arms, RPGs, 80 kilos of extremely explosive material and a quantity of fuses and hand grenades," it said.

The statement added that "electronic and visual spying and surveillance devices and a number of advanced wireless receivers and transmission devices were also seized."

According to media reports, the suspects "confessed to coordinating with a number of Syrians and other culprits whose identities they do not know."

Posted in: Mid-East

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