Army Arrests Suspects in Hermel

Several suspects were arrested at dawn on Tuesday in the northern city of Hermel after engaging in gunbattles a few days ago, the National News Agency reported.

The Lebanese Army arrested three individuals in Hermel’s al-Marah neighborhood during security raids its carried out at dawn.

The suspects are said to have engaged in fierce gun battles in the area a few days ago.

Armed troops confiscated military rifles and ammunition in the possession of the suspects.

The army has also raided some homes in al-Shawagir neighborhood and arrested two suspects wanted on judicial charges.

The arrestees were taken to one of the barracks in the area for investigation. They will later referred to the judicial authority

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