Four Syrians and a Lebanese were killed when a truck loaded with smuggled fireworks from Syria exploded Thursday near the Lebanese-Syrian border in eastern Lebanon, police said.Oh yeah. Fireworks.
The alleged fireworks smuggling operation came a few days after a UN team assessing the monitoring of the border said progress in fortifying it had been minimal and remained 'penetrable'.
'Lebanon has not yet succeeded in enhancing the overall security of its borders in any significant manner,' the report said.
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