The Lebanese Security Forces have announced on their Twitter account that the would be suicide bomber in Beirut yesterday confessed to being a terrorist of ISIS.
مصادر أمنية: الانتحاري الذي ضبط في الحمرا اعترف بانتمائه لـ"داعش"
— Lebanese-Forces.com (@LFofficialpage) January 22, 2017
Lebanese security forces were following the suicide bomber before he entered the Costa Cafe on Al-Hamra street, one of Beirut’s most trendiest areas full of cafes and restaurants, and arresting him, as reported yesterday.
Preliminary reports also emerged that the would-be suicide bomber was Palestinian, however, this was proven to be false. The ISIS militant was a Lebanese national from Sidon, Lebanon’s third largest city, and located in the south.