IS suspect arrested in Lebanon

Lebanon’s state security arrested on Tuesday a Lebanese national for allegedly belonging to the Islamic State (IS) group, the National News Agency reported.

The Lebanese national, who was arrested in the northern district of Akkar, admitted that he was planning on attacking a religious center in Akkar using his motorcycle.

He also admitted to have collected some materials for the manufacturing of explosives locally.

The arrested man was referred to relevant judicial bodies for investigation and other legal procedures.

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