Internal Security Forces (ISF) Information Branch on Wednesday arrested two persons- One Lebanese and one Syrian- in the Beqai town of Suweiri on charges of smuggling Syrians into Lebanese territories, a communique by ISF Directorate General said.
In the framework of combating the smuggling of foreign persons into Lebanese territories, and after thorough investigations and monitoring, the ISF Information Branch managed to seize in the town of Beqa's Suweiri, a white colored "Hino" pick up with 33 Syrian persons aboard, including 7 children.
Security forces arrested the vehicle driver, who is a Lebanese national, and his accompanied person (Syrian).
The detained persons with the seized vehicle were handed over to the concerned authorities for legal procedures.
Source: National News Agency