Alwaght- Lebanese security forces have thwarted a terrorist attack by the ISIS terrorist group in the country's Akkar District.
The Lebanese Internal Security Forces (ISF) issued a statement on Wednesday saying their troops arrested an ISIS terrorist while he planting an explosive device along a road used by the army, Al Masdar News reported.
Akkar District is the only district in Lebanon's Akkar Governorate that share border with Syria's Homs province.
“Based on information about orders to [ISIS members] to carry out terrorist acts in the countries they reside in, and following observation and tracking operations, a special force from the Information Branch conducted a swift security operation and managed to apprehend A.D., born 2002, in Akkar,” the ISF statement read.
They said that the arrest came shortly before the ISIS member was able to finish planting the explosive device.