[Debate] 6 Syrians, 3 Lebanese charged with smuggling arms into Syria: "The suspects were caught with two trucks filled with arms"
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Mon Apr 2 14:22:03 BST 2012
6 Syrians, 3 Lebanese charged with smuggling arms into Syria
April 02, 2012 12:52 PM
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Military Judge Sakr Sakr charged six Syrians and three
Lebanese with smuggling arms into Syria through the Masharih al-Qaa
Four of the Syrian suspects and two of the Lebanese have been detained.
The suspects were caught with two trucks filled with arms.
Several people have been charged with smuggling arms into Syria since
the uprising against President Bashar Assad's government began last
year. Syria has urged Lebanon to control the poorly demarcated border,
which spans 330 kilometers, in a bid to control arms trading and
Both the Lebanese and Syrian armies have strengthened their presence
along the border, including in several towns.
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