Detainee in Shaker's Video Confessed to Smuggling Arms into Lebanon
[An Nahar] The Army Command announced on Tuesday that the man placed in durance vile
Drop the gat, Rocky, or you're a dead 'un!
for appearing in a video alongside former singer Fadel Shaker had confessed to smuggling weapons into Leb.
It said in a statement that Ghali Haddara confessed to smuggling arms and ammunition into the so-called security zone in Abra in the southern city of Sidon.
He revealed that some of the weapons were smuggled into Abra two days before the eruption of the two-day festivities with the army on June 22, it added.
Haddara who was arrested in a tourist resort on June 28 was found possessing equipment to make explosives, announced the Army Command.
Eighteen soldiers were killed and 50 were maimed in festivities in Sidon between the army and armed supporters of Salafist holy man Sheikh Ahmed al-Asir on June 22 and 23.
More than 20 of al-Asir's supporters were killed, according to a security official.
Dozens of them were also arrested, but there was no sign of the holy man.
On Monday, unrest erupted in the northern city of Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
in light of Haddara's arrest.
He was arrested for interrogation after he appeared alongside singer-turned-Islamist Death Eater Fadel Shaker in a video circulated in the wake of the Abra battle.
Shaker is now on the run with fellow runaway al-Asir.
Posted by: Fred 2013-07-03