Security Measures taken by the LAF during October in various Lebanese regions

Thursday, 09 November 2017

The Army Headquarters - Directorate of Orientation issued the following statement: 

As a result of the security measures taken by Army units in different Lebanese regions during the past month of October, these units arrested around 8091 individuals of different nationalities, some of them for being involved in terrorist crimes, opening fire, assaulting citizens, trafficking narcotics, theft, smuggling and possession of weapons and narcotics and others for committing different violations that include unlawful roaming in the Lebanese territories and unlawfully driving cars and motorcycles.

The confiscated items amounted to 4 combat rifles, 15 guns, 13 hunting rifle and an amount of light ammunition, narcotics and smuggled tobacco and meats as well as IT devices, communication devices, surveillance cameras and a small remote controlled drone  in addition to 82 cars, 6 trucks, 12 fishing boats and 107 motorcycles. 

The arrested individuals were turned in along with the confiscated items to the relevant authorities in order to take the necessary measures.