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EXPLOSIVE DEVICE FIND

Army destroys two grenades found on Tripoli roadside

Army destroys two grenades found on Tripoli roadside

A grenade on the side of a road in Beddawi, in North Lebanon, on Nov. 25, 2021. (Credit: Michel Hallak/L'Orient Today)

BEIRUT — The army has destroyed two grenades found on a roadside in the Beddawi area of Tripoli on Thursday morning, L'Orient Today's correspondent in the region reported.

Here's what we know: 

    • The two explosive devices were found Thursday morning. The army deployed to the scene and formed a security cordon, before proceeding with a controlled detonation of the grenades. It remains unknown how the explosives came to be on the side of the road.

    • Tripoli is regularly the scene of security incidents, and,  like elsewhere in the country, weapons circulate easily, often escaping the control of the authorities.


BEIRUT — The army has destroyed two grenades found on a roadside in the Beddawi area of Tripoli on Thursday morning, L'Orient Today's correspondent in the region reported.Here's what we know:     • The two explosive devices were found Thursday morning. The army deployed to the scene and formed a security cordon, before proceeding with a controlled detonation of the grenades....