Nigerian Military Says It Found Hezbollah Cell in the Country

Lebanese nationals arrested after weapons cache found


A cache weapons has been found in the northern Nigerian city of Kano and three Lebanese nationals have been arrested.

Kano's military spokesman Captain Ikediche Iweha said the three suspects admitted to being members of Hezbollah. He said the arms were targeted at facilities in Israel and Western interests in Nigeria.

Eleven anti-tank weapons, four anti-tank mines and 21 rocket-propelled grenades were among the weapons found in an underground bunker beneath a warehouse. There were also 17 AK-47 assualt rifles with more than 11,000 bullets and some dynamite.