A military expert detonated a bomb that was found on a side road between the district of Zgharta and the northern city of Tripoli, the military said on Saturday.

“At 8:30 p.m. on Friday an army unit located four kilograms of explosives on Majdlaya – al-Qobbeh road,” the army said in a communique.

The statement said that the military cordoned off the area as a military expert arrived at the place to detonate it.