Well-informed security source revealed Tuesday that that the Internal Security Forces [ISF] Information Branch put its hand on the communications data pertaining to the phone calls of late Brig. Gen. Wissam al-Hassan, hours before his assassination.
In an interview with “as-Safir” Lebanese newspaper, the source unveiled that the data ranges specifically from the moment of al-Hassan’s arrival at Beirut International airport Thursday evening to the moment of the explosion around 3 p.m. on Friday.
“Directly after the blast, ISF Director General Major General Ashraf Rifi ordered to be briefed on any possibility that the blast might have targeted any political figure,” the source added.
He further mentioned that “the information denied that any politician had been targeted,”
Meanwhile, Rifi tried to call al-Hassan, who was supposed to be with his family in Paris after coming from Berlin.
According to the source, Rifi discovered that the head of ISF Information Branch…
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