Lebanese authorities have arrested three men accused of being Israeli agents responsible for planting bombs that killed 121 people, state-run Beirut radio reported. The broadcast identified the men as Shafik Mneimeh, his son Mahmoud, and Jihad Hussein Turk, all Muslims, and said they confessed to being Israeli spies and to carrying out six bombings in Beirut and Sidon. Among the attacks was a March 11 car bombing in a Beirut suburb outside the home of Sheik Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah, described as spiritual adviser to the radical Shia Muslim group Hezbollah, or Party of God. That explosion killed 75 people.
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