Explosive Found Near Baath Party Center in Bekaaإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
An explosive was discovered at dawn on Sunday near the headquarters of the Arab Socialist Baath Party in the Bekaa, reported the National News Agency.
The army has since dismantled the bomb that was located in the town of Jlala, said Voice of Lebanon radio (93.3).
The bomb that was set to explode was placed inside a carton box and weighed a kilogram.
The Army Command later issued a statement confirming the discovery.
It said: “A suspicious object was found in front of the office of a political party in Jlala in the Bekaa.”
After close inspection, it discovered that it was a handmade bomb that weighed about a kilogram.
It was dismantled and moved to a safe location.
Investigations are underway to determine the assailants, added the army statement.