BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army announced Wednesday that it had arrested a group of 12 people in a raid on a Beirut area apartment, confiscating firearms and drugs.

In a statement, the Army said is also arrested man in Beirut’s southern suburbs suspected of shooting at troops in east Lebanon last month.

The Army said it raided a building in the eastern Beirut suburb of Dikwaneh Tuesday night, arresting six Syrian nationals, four Bengalis, one Iraqi and one Lebanese.