Report: Iran Sets Up Underground Rocket Factories in Lebanon

(Times of Israel) Avi Issacharoff - Iran has established rocket factories in Lebanon that are under the control of Hizbullah, the Kuwaiti newspaper al-Jarida reported Monday, citing a deputy head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The factories, said to be located underground, have reportedly been in operation for the past three months. Their staff includes advisers from the IRGC, as well as hundreds of Lebanese experts trained at the Imam Hossein University in Tehran. The Iranian general said that the decision to produce rockets in Lebanon came after Israel bombed weapons factories in Sudan and supply routes for Iranian rockets via Syria.

2017-03-14 00:00:00

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