Lebanon Army arrests armed Syrians along border


New TV reported on Sunday that the Lebanese army arrested earlier in the day 39 “armed Syrians” along the border in the Qaa area

The report added that a truck loaded with weapons that was attempting to cross from Syria into northern Lebanon was also seized .

Thousands of Syrians have fled the unrest in their country since the beginning of protests against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime in mid-March 2011.

The Syrian regime has repeatedly blamed “armed terrorist groups” for the unrest and said weapons were being smuggled to Syria through Lebanon.



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