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Army Arrests Suspect for Tossing Grenades in Tripoli 'to Incite Strife'

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The Army Command announced on Thursday that it had arrested a suspect who confessed to tossing explosives in the northern city of Tripoli.

It said in a statement that it had arrested Ahmed Bassam al-Jajatiyeh, who confessed to being tasked by Z.S. to toss hand grenades and dynamite sticks in the neighborhood of Bab al-Tabbaneh in order to create tensions.

He, along with others, were also tasked with tossing the explosives between the rival neighborhoods of Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen in order to create strife between them.

He confessed to being paid LL20,000 per day by Z.S.

Jajatiyeh said that he carried out his actions on his motorbike or by throwing the grenades off building rooftops.

Investigations are underway with suspect to uncover his accomplices.

The Army Command urged the people to cooperate with officers deployed in Tripoli in order to help them apprehend any individual attempting to destabilize the city.

Tripoli had witnessed over the past week tensions as a the result of the tossing of explosives.

One person was killed and a number of people were wounded in such incidents.

Comments 6
Thumb lebneneh 28 February 2013, 15:23

I would love to know for once who there people are and who the hell is ordering them to do these things!

Default-user-icon bachiriste (Guest) 28 February 2013, 16:12

everything is getting cheaper in Tripoli... 20 000 LL when R Hariri created the lebanese civil war for more ...

Thumb lebanon_first 28 February 2013, 18:19

who paid him? the same party who created michel samaha: ASSAD

Thumb geha 28 February 2013, 18:58

it is a known fact that so-called salafis are finaced by mikati, safadi and hizbushaitan to reduce mustaqbal popularity.
therefore it cannot be mustaqbal.
moreover, when you deal with extremists, you are bound to loose control over them, and a perfect example would be bin laden and the us.
the fifth column is definitely linked to the Syrian regime who has been trying desperately to create sectarian strife as already demonstrated by the samaha case.

Thumb geha 28 February 2013, 19:16

no mowaten: it is proven by security sources In both FSI and army. check this from people on the inside you might know.
furthermore, mikati and safadi never even denied they are financing them in spite of multiple declarations accusing them.
as well hizbushaitan never denied what a salafi sheikh in Tripoli said during a television interview they were getting their weapons from hizbushaitan.
so please spare us stupid comments and deal with it.

Thumb lebanon_first 28 February 2013, 21:42

you are 100% wrong. Syria is behind the security incidents. Not M8.

M8 happens to be allied with syria because of circumstances. True. But M8 are not instigating these kinds of incidents. they are suffering from them because these incidents are making them loose popularity. You have to see shades of grey.