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Police say they foiled gun-smuggling operation on Lebanese border

Police say they foiled an attempt last month to smuggle guns from the Lebanese border to Israel.

On September 14, Israeli forces spotted two suspects near the border town of Metula and subsequently found two bags filled with 39 handguns at the scene, according to a police statement.

A suspect from the northern Druze town of Yarka who police say arrived to gather the guns was arrested. He was released after 14 days in custody.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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