April 10, 2007

Lebanese official: Lebanese Security agents helped Hezbollah smuggle arms

A senior Lebanese anti-Syrian politician alleged on Saturday that Lebanese security agents were involved in helping Hezbollah guerrillas smuggle in weapons across the country's porous border with Syria.Druse leader Walid Jumblatt told the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera satellitetelevision channel that there is complicity between Hezbollah and someLebanese security agents on the border who are allowing trucks to passwithout being searched."Nobody knows what's inside these trucks," Jumblatt said withoutelaborating.Jumblatt, a legislator and key government supporter, also said in theinterview that he believes the Lebanese army should enter Hezbollah trainingcamps along the Syrian-Lebanese boundary. The existence of such camps hasnever been confirmed by the Hezbollah or Lebanese security officials.