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Lebanon arrests 5 Syrians over illegal entry

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The National News Agency reported on Wednesday, that Lebanon’s state security arrested five Syrians for entering the country illegally.

The Syrians, who were arrested in Hasbaya in southern Lebanon, were referred to the police station in Marjeyoun for further investigations and other legal procedures.

The Lebanese security forces have been trying to crack down on smuggling in areas close to the border with Syria.

Also, Lebanon’s Higher Defence Council has instructed the country’s General Security to send away Syrian refugees, who entered Lebanon in an illegal way to curb human trafficking.

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Edited by Hadiza Mohammed/Abdulfatah Babatunde

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