ISIS suicide bomber widow arrested while trying to enter Lebanon

The Lebanese army on Wednesday (July 17th) said it has arrested the widow of Mohammed al-Satem, an "Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" (ISIS) militant who carried out a deadly 2014 suicide bombing in Haret Hreik, Lebanon’s Naharnet reported.

"The Intelligence Directorate has arrested Ghinwa al-Ahmed, who is accused of belonging to the terrorist ISIS group and is the widow of slain terrorist Mohammed Ahmed al-Satem, a top official of the group who went under the nom de guerre Abu Moaz," an army statement said.

The arrest took place in the Akkar region of Wadi Khaled, it said.

Al-Ahmed was arrested as she was trying to enter Lebanon illegally, it added.

A probe has since been launched under the supervision of the relevant judicial authorities.

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