Lebanon: Six suspected Israeli spies flee

Published July 22nd, 2010 - 12:48 GMT
Lebanon spy rings
Lebanon spy rings

Six suspected Israeli spies, including a former senior army officer, fled Lebanon following the arrest of agents Charbel Qazzi and Tareq al-Rabaa, Lebanon's Ad-Diyar newspaper reported Thursday. Suspect Ghassan al-Jud is thought to have escaped to Germany, according to the newspaper. He was a top officer with experience in the army's engineering unit, it added.

Another man from the Khreish family also traveled to London. He was a telecom engineer, Ad-Diyar reported. Four technicians at Lebanese mobile operators have disappeared as well, the newspaper conveyed.

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