In Lebanon… It’s all that and a bag of exploding chips!
Police in Lebanon arrest Palestinian carrying bomb in a potato chip bag.
Ya Libnan reports:
Lebanese internal security forces said in a communiqué published by local newspapers on Monday that they have thwarted an explosion attempt in the southern port city of Sidon.
The police communiqué said the assailant carrying the bomb in a potato chips bag was arrested at 8 p.m. Sunday.
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It said the 200-gram TNT bomb was set to explode at 9:30 pm the same day.
The explosive was defused by an ISF expert, the statement added.
AFP quoted police sources as saying the suspect was a Palestinian and identified him as Walid Moustafa.
It said Moustafa was arrested shortly after he left the Ein el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp near Sidon.