Lebanese army soldiers patrol a street at the entrance of the border town of Arsal, in eastern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Hassan Abdallah
Lebanese army soldiers patrol a street at the entrance of the border town of Arsal, in eastern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Hassan Abdallah

Lebanese security arrests Syrian network linked to Daesh

By: MENA
Fri, Nov. 17, 2017
BEIRUT - 17 November 2017: Lebanese security forces have arrested seven Syrians on charges of forming a network working for Daesh militant group, the Lebanese General Directorate of State Security said on Friday.

The network was entrusted to carry out terror attacks across the Lebanese territories and monitor the positions and movements of the Lebanese army and UNIFIL in southern Lebanon in order to transfer this information to Daesh in Syria's Raqqa and Boukamal cities, the directorate said in a statement.

It also planned to commit terror attacks, involving shops in Aramoun village in Aley district, the statement said.

The network also had been assigned to recruit people to fight with Daesh in Syria as well as transfering funds in favor of Daesh in Syria, it added.

The arrestees were handed over to the army intelligence, with arrest warrants issued against four other Syrians involved with them, the statement read.
 
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