Report: Hezbollah Using Beirut Airport to Store Iranian Weapons

By Yoni Weiss

Planes seen at Rafic Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

Lebanese whistleblowers have alleged that Hezbollah is using Beirut’s international airport to store a significant cache of Iranian weapons, according to a report by the Telegraph on Sunday.

The Iran-backed terror group is reportedly utilizing the Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport to store various weapons, including ballistic missiles, unguided artillery rockets, and laser-guided anti-tank missiles. The whistleblowers also claim that a highly explosive and toxic white powder known as RDX is being stored at the airport.

An airport worker, speaking to the Telegraph, described the arrival of these weapons in “mysterious large boxes” on flights from Iran. “When they started to come through the airport, my friends and I were scared because we knew something strange was going on,” he said, emphasizing the gravity of the situation.

The whistleblowers have noted a significant increase in these shipments from Iran since the onset of the war in Gaza. This escalation has raised concerns that the airport could become a military target if conflict breaks out between Israel and Hezbollah.

“If they keep bringing in these goods I’m not allowed to check, I really believe I’ll die from the explosion or I’ll die from Israel bombing ‘the goods,’” one whistleblower stated. “It’s not just us; it’s the ordinary people, the people coming in and out, going on holiday. If the airport is bombed, Lebanon is finished.”

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