Stringent army security in and around Arsal

November 07, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Stringent army security has been signaled inside and around Arsal, Beqaa based NNA field reporters said today.

Mountain dirt roads leading into and out of Arsal have been hermetically sealed to Syrian refugees by the military who allowed through only Lebanese farmers and stone quarrying workers.

Stringent army security adopted in the wake of yesterday’s bomb attack against the military, coupled with surprise raiding of suspected hideouts in Hermel locality of Marjaheen where about ten tons of Cannabis and a number of vehicles have been seized and burnt by the military the same NNA reporters concluded.