Investigators in Thailand have arrested a Lebanese terror suspect who tried to attack spots in Bangkok that are popular with Western tourists, the Thai government said Friday.
"A Lebanese suspect from the Hezbollah group has been taken into custody by Thai officials and police are investigating further," Deputy PM Chalerm Yoobamrung minister said.
A Thai defense ministry source said Israeli Intelligence had contacted Thai officials on December 22 and again on January 8 with information of a viable terror threat and the possibility of an imminent attack on sites known as high-profile tourist attractions.
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Investigators in Thailand have arrested a Lebanese terror suspect who tried to a
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