View Full Version : Army Seizes Explosives, Makes Arrests in South Lebanon

03-14-2007, 03:04 AM
Lebanese troops on Saturday staged house raids on a number of villages in southern Lebanon, seizing explosives and rockets, a military communiqué said. It said two suspects were arrested in the course of the raids.
The communiqué by the Lebanese army command said a surface-to-air Strella missile, a Katyusha rocket as well as explosives and detonators were confiscated during the raids on "a number of suspects."
It said a Lebanese army patrol from the intelligence bureau also seized hand grenades, B-7 rocket-propelled grenades, medium and light weapons as well as military equipment and a bomb equipped with metal nails.
The statement did not say where exactly the raids took place.
Beirut, 10 Mar 07, 16:39 (Naharnet)