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Lebanese Interior Minister survives assassination attempt in Beirut

Lebanese Interior Minister survives assassination attempt in Beirut

Lebanese Interior Minister Nohad Machnouk has survived an assassination attempt as a car carrying explosives has passed near his convoy in Beirut, Al Arabiya news reported Friday.

 

The convoy of Lebanon's Interior Minister detected a car with flammable materials while leaving the mosque of Mohammed al-Amine in Beirut.

The electronic devices in his convoy located and identified the car.

After the explosives experts checked the car, they found that it was loaded boxes of explosive materials, Lebanese media reported.

The security services are inspecting the nature of the seized materials.

Lebanese media pointed that the car belonged to a cleaning company and the materials found inside were flammable and non-explosive cleaning materials.

Last Modified: Friday، 22 September 2017 02:24 PM
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