Palestinian arrested on smuggling suspicions in Lebanon

Published April 16th, 2016 - 09:50 GMT
Lebanon Palestinians face region's worst conditions. (AFP/File)
Lebanon Palestinians face region's worst conditions. (AFP/File)

The army arrested a Palestinian national on Saturday in north Lebanon on suspicions of smuggling people, an army statement said.

"An army patrol in the north arrested Mahmoud Nawfal Ali, a Palestinian, suspected of smuggling people of different nationalities. He was arrested along another Palestinian, Rabih Khalil Chehadeh, for not having identity cards," the statement added.

In the southern city of Sidon, the army arrested Palestinian Khalil Louai Khaled who had in an earlier incident opened fire from a military weapon at one of the houses located in the city.

The detainees were referred to the related authorities.

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