Lebanon security forces arrest terrorist involved in Iran embassy bombing

Beirut, Sept 22, IRNA – Lebanese security forces on Tuesday arrested a terrorist involved in the bomb attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut in 2013.

The detained Takfiri terrorist has Syrian citizenship.
Twin blasts on November 19, 2013 near the Iranian embassy in Beirut killed 25 including Iran's cultural attaché to Lebanon, Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Ansari, as well as the wife of another Iranian diplomat, leaving more than 160 others wounded.
Four security guards of the Iranian embassy were also among the dead.
Majid al-Majid, Saudi leader of Abdullah Azzam Brigades which had claimed responsibility for the bombing was arrested in Beirut, but died under suspicious circumstances in a military hospital few days after his arrest.
The arrested terrorist is said to have been heading an armed terrorist group involved in manufacturing missiles with explosives and launching car bomb attacks in Syria.
Investigations are underway to locate and arrest other members of this terrorist group.
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