Several Arrested, Drugs and Weapons Seized as Army Raids Metn Neighborhoods

Army troops raided on Thursday afternoon neighborhoods in the Northern Metn region, and succeeded in the arrest of several men for suspecting their involvement in drug dealing.

"After obtaining information about the presence of drug trafficking networks in the Sid al-Bauchrieh area, an army force raided a residential compound in the neighborhood,” the Army Command said in a released communique.

Several people were arrested in the raid over suspicion of their involvement in drug trafficking operations, the statement announced.

"Weapons, military ammunition and a quantity of different types of drugs were also seized in the military operation,” it added.

"The arrested suspects along with the seized weapons were referred to the relevant authority.”

Also in al-Metn, the army raided areas in Jdeideh and Zoaitriyeh neighborhoods in al-Fanar region in search for fugitives, reported LBCI television.



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