Judge Indicts 9 Syrians, One Lebanese over Smuggling Terrorists


Military Investigative Judge Fadi Sawwan indicted nine Syrians and a Lebanese over their involvement in “terror crimes,” the National News Agency reported on Friday.

Sawan indicted two Syrians and a Lebanese for smuggling “terrorists from Lebanon to Syria through the Wadi Khaled region for the aim of joining the ranks of the Islamic State terror group,” said NNA.

Another Syrian was indicted for his affiliation to al-Nusra Front group. He and another Syrian were accused of engaging in fighting against Syria's army.

In providing terrorists of al-Nusra Front with food supplies, aid and logistical assistance, Sawan accused three Syrians.

Two other Syrians were suspected of smuggling terrorists from Lebanon to Syria through the country's border.

Sawan issued arrest warrants against the defendants and referred them to the military court for trial.