28-09-2016 04:42 AM Jerusalem Timing

Lebanon: Daftardar, 12 Others Charged with Belonging to Terrorist Group

Lebanon: Daftardar, 12 Others Charged with Belonging to Terrorist Group

State Commissioner to the Military Court Judge Saqr Saqr charged on Wednesday 13 people with belonging to the armed terrorist group, the al-Qaida-affiliated Abdullah Azzam Brigades, according to the National News Agency.

State Commissioner to the Military Court Judge Saqr Saqr charged on Wednesday 13 people with belonging to the armed terrorist group, the al-Qaida-affiliated Abdullah Azzam Brigades, according to the National News Agency.

Detainee Jamal Daftardar is among those who have been charged.

They were accused of planning to carry out terrorist attacks in Lebanon and recruiting as well as training individuals ahead of transporting them outside of Lebanon.

Saqr also charged them with forging identification papers, firing rockets towards the Palestinian territories, and possessing weapons and explosives.