Lebanon: ‘Saqr Arsal’ in the grips of intelligence

, Basel Abd al-Qadir is a Syrian national and an ISIS security official, nicknamed Abu Anas al-Sahli or Saqr Arsal, in the Arnab valley - Arsal. (Supplied)

During a security operation inside the town of Arsal, Lebanese army intelligence said that they had arrested Saqr Arsal who is accused of preparing a terrorist attack in the area.

According to intelligence, Basel Abd al-Qadir is a Syrian national and an ISIS security official, nicknamed Abu Anas al-Sahli or Saqr Arsal, in the Arnab valley - Arsal.

Abd Al Qadir was involved in the attacks on the Lebanese army three years ago and also admitted his involvement in the attack on army centers and the abduction and killing of soldiers.

According to Lebanese media, Abd al-Qadir is responsible for security operations, kidnappings and assassinations that have occurred in Arsal in the past three years. The arrest of Basel Abd Al Qadir is considered a valuable aid to intelligence, as he has information about sensitive files.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:50 - GMT 06:50
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