Lebanon Says It Foiled Two Major ISIS-Linked Attacks

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By Cassandra Vinograd

Lebanon's military said Thursday it has foiled two dangerous ISIS-linked plots — potential attacks on a tourist site and an area "filled with civilians."

Five people have been arrested in relation to the operation, the military said in a statement. The mastermind is believed to be among those held.

Further details were not immediately available.

Paul Ziad Nassar contributed.