SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 13 July 2024, Saturday |

Army units raid displaced Syrians camp, arrests wanted individuals

The Orientation Directorate of the Army Command reported the following on Saturday: “An army unit, supported by a patrol from the Intelligence Directorate, raided a camp for displaced Syrians in the Choueifat Desert area and arrested 7 Syrians and 5 Bangladeshis for wandering around without identification documents, in addition to a Lebanese citizen for possessing military gear and ammunition.”

The communique added: “A patrol from the Intelligence Directorate in the Ghobeiry area also arrested two citizens wanted for several arrest warrants pertaining to drug use and trafficking, as a quantity of drugs was seized from their possession, as well as a military pistol and a large sum of money.”

“The patrol also arrested a citizen in the Sabra area, who is wanted for crimes of shooting, drug use and drug trafficking, possession of military weapons and ammunition, and forming a gang to attack passers-by,” the communique went on.

It indicated that the seized items were handed over to the concerned side and investigations were initiated with the arrestees.

 

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