Security forces in Lebanon deatined five suspected Israeli agents, including two , a security official conveyed. The two brothers "are being questioned and their houses are being searched," the official told AFP. According to him, they were taken into custody in Ghaziye town, near the south Lebanon port city of Sidon.
A third suspect was detained on charges of espionage in south Lebanon later on Friday. Hizbullah's al-Manar TV said that an individual it identified as H. Abbas and another individual from the Bazzi clan were detained in the southern town of Qana.