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IDF arrests three suspected of arms smuggling on Lebanon border

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

The Israel Defense Forces says it has arrested three suspects during an alleged attempt to smuggle weapons into Israel from Lebanon.

The military says troops operating security cameras identified the three approaching the border near the town of Ghajar.

The suspects left a bag in the area with five MP5 sub-machine guns and ammunition, according to the military.

Troops and police officers were dispatched to the scene and the men were arrested.

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