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Lebanese policemen arrest a man with bomgordel in full restaurant

Lebanese policemen arrest a man with bomgordel in full restaurant

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Lebanese agents have a major terrorist attack in the capital Beirut prevented. They arrested Saturday night in a full restaurant with a man before he is a explosievengordel could ignite.

“A massacre” and was therefore prevented, said the Lebanese president, Michel Aoun Sunday against the state news agency NONCE.

The detainee would an 18-year-old Lebanese. He was held in the entertainment district of al-Hamra. About his background were no further particulars are known.

In recent years, in Beirut, multiple attacks occurred that were related to the civil war in neighbouring Syria. In november 2015 fell more than forty deaths in a series of explosions in a predominantly shia district. The sunni terror group Islamic State claimed responsibility for this.

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Lebanese security forces have a major terrorist attack in the capital Beirut prevented.
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They arrested Saturday night in a full restaurant with a man before he is a explosievengordel could ignite.
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“A massacre” and was therefore prevented, said the Lebanese president, Michel Aoun Sunday against the state news agency NONCE.
© AFP

The detainee would an eighteen-year-old Lebanese. He was held in the entertainment district of al-Hamra. About his background were no further particulars are known.

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