2004 News Story

Interior ministry confirms arrest of suspects and seizure of vehicles

The Ministry of Interior issued a statement today explaining the developments following the incidents last Monday and Tuesday; confirming that security forces had seized two trucks loaded with 4,118 kilograms of explosives ready for detonation, plus a car full of weapons; and adding that various other items and weapons had also been seized at different locations. Eight suspects have been arrested in connection with these events.

Meanwhile, yesterday the Ministry of Interior confirmed that security forces had found the vehicle with the ‘DNA 034’ tags that they had been seeking. This, too, was full of explosives.