Report: Lebanese spy suspect arrested

Communications worker reportedly telephoned Israeli authorities.

August 2, 2010 13:45
Report: Lebanese spy suspect arrested

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A senior at the Lebanese communications company "Ogro" has been arrested for allegedly spying for Israel, Lebanese newspaper As-Safir reported Monday.

Lebanese security officials reported that the 66-year-old is responsible for international communications at the company.

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According to the newspaper reports the suspect was arrested after he carried out a number of telephone conversations with Israeli authorities.

The senior worker admitted to the charges against him, As-Safir reported.

He is the fourth communications worker to be arrested for suspected spying for Israel.

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