Thursday, 02 June, 2022

Man shoots dead wife and eight others in Lebanese town

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The prime minister known as on safety forces to look into the “horrific criminal offense” speedily

Lebanese stability forces are looking for a gentleman who allegedly killed his wife and 8 other people in the country’s worst mass shooting in many years.

The man is thought to be hiding in a forest around Baakline, a city in the Chouf mountains in which the killings took area on Tuesday, point out media claimed.

The victims reportedly contain at least five Syrians, two of them little ones.

The motive stays unclear, but a area MP said it was a “criminal offense of honour” by a person with “psychological disorders”.

Baakline’s mayor recommended the suspected had experienced a “nervous breakdown”.

Key Minister Hassan Diab denounced the “horrific criminal offense” and referred to as on protection forces and judicial authorities to accelerate the investigation to disclose its situation and establish the perpetrators.

The official Countrywide News Company (NNA) explained on Wednesday early morning that investigators thought the man’s brother might have been involved, as his vehicle was found in the vicinity of the criminal offense scene.

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