Army Continues Fnaideq Raids, Discovers More Explosivesإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
The army carried out more raids in the northern Akkar region of Fnaideq following similar operations it carried out last week, it announced in a statement on Thursday.
The Army Command said that the military discovered explosives belts and explosives in an agricultural field in the region.
The raid was based on the confessions of detainee Mahmoud Khaled.
The National News Agency said that the military carried out the three-hour raid in the area between al-Qamouaa and Fnaideq where it dug in the ground in search of the explosives cache based on confessions of detainees who were arrested last week.
Earlier on Thursday, al-Jadeed television said that the army discovered in Fnaideq an explosive belt and hand grenades in the residence of detainee Mahmoud Zahraman.
The army announced on Saturday that detainees apprehended during recent raids in Fnaideq confessed to the existence of a cave in the region where they used to prepare explosives.
The army said that it carried out a raid of the cave where it discovered bombs that were prepared to be detonated.
It also discovered weapons, CDs, several SIM cards, mobile phones, documents, and lessons on how to manufacture explosives.
The confessions were made by Alaa Kanaan and Mahmoud Khaled, members of a terrorist network who were recently arrested.