ISF: THWARTING THE SMUGGLING OF 38 PERSONS OF SYRIAN NATIONALITY ACROSS THE SEA BY THE HALBA JUDICIAL UNIT

The Internal Security Forces' General Directorate issued the following statement on Sunday: 'As part of the daily follow-up carried out by the Internal Security Forces to limit illegal migration operations across the sea, information was available to the Halba Judicial Unit in the Judicial Police about a group of people of Syrian nationality hiding inside a building in the Wadi Al-Rayhan - Akkar locality, waiting to be smuggled to Europe via the boats of death." "On 11/30/2023, an ISF force raided the aforementioned place, arresting 38 persons of Syrian nationality, including 5 minors," the statement added, noting that 2 Lebanese citizens were also arrested in connection with the case, and investigations are currently underway into the incident. Source: National News Agency - Lebanon

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