Lebanon arrests additional suspect in connection with Beirut bomb attacks

November 18, 2015 19:56

BEIRUT - Lebanon's security forces arrested a Lebanese man on Wednesday in connection with twin suicide bomb attacks that killed 44 people in Beirut last week, a security source said.

The authorities had arrested five Syrians and a Palestinian linked with the attacks, which took place on Thursday in a crowded residential and commercial area of the capital. They were claimed by Islamic State.

Wednesday's arrest took place in Beirut, the source said, without elaborating.

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