Five injured in N. Lebanon hand grenade attack

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BEIRUT, April 26 (KUNA) -- Five civilians were injured as an unidentified man threw a hand grenade at them in northern Lebanon's city of Tripoli on Saturday.

The assailant threw the hand grenade at a fish market in the city, according to local media. Meanwhile, a suspect, thought to be behind the attack, has been apprehended by police.

Security forces have begun a raid on conflict zones in the north and the eastern Beqaa regions in a bid to control violence there caused by the neighbouring Syrian conflict. (end) oh.sd

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