VIDEO: ISIS Commander in Arsal Killed in Lebanon Army Raids

Wed Feb 3, 2016 15:04:23

One of Daesh Organization leaders, Ons Khaled Zaarour, was killed during Army raids to Wadi Al-Araneb region in Arsal, National News Agency correspondent reported on Wednesday.

Moreover of Ons Khaled Zaarour, the Lebanese army killed one other fugitives with ties to Syrian terrorist groups and arrested 27 individuals in raids on Wadi al-Arnab and al-Joumrok neighborhoods in the northeastern town of Arsal.

The groups were said to have links to the latest clashes in Arsal. Both Daesh (ISIS , ISIL) and al-Nusra Front have positions near the Lebanese border.

The military carried out raids on positions of Ahmed Ammoun and his associates, suspected to be the mastermind behind the recent incidents in the border town, injuring him in the back.

Ammoun was arrested together with Abou Bakr al-Raqawi and a group of Syrian nationals linked with Daesh.

Explosives and suicide belts were also confiscated.The army deployed in the town and patrolled its neighborhoods.

The military raided the house of Abdul Rahman al-Flaiti aka Nougo in the al-Joumrok neighborhood in Arsal and arrested seven people, bringing the number of arrests to 27.

In the Bekaa town of Zahle, the army apprehended Hassan Youssef al-Flaiti in Ablah, and Syrian Bassil Ahmed Salloum in the town of Mtayleb in Metn on suspicion of belonging to cell groups of "terrorist organizations", the army orientation directorate said in a statement, Naharnet reports

Thirty-one Syrian nationals were also taken into custody in the northern district of Akkar for failure to possess identifications cards and for illegal entry to Lebanon.

The detainees were handed to the related authorities.

The field reporter added that a member of Lebanese Army was injured in his leg during the raid.

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