DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — U.S. federal agents have arrested a man the Irish government calls a suspect in the abduction, torture and killing of two Irish soldiers serving as United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon 34 years ago.

Mahmoud Bazzi's arrest in Dearborn, Michigan last week is for immigration violations, and is not directly connected to the killings in Lebanon.

But U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the Department of Homeland Security "is committed to rooting out alleged human rights violators who seek a safe haven in the United States."

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