BEIRUT: Two girls were killed and two people were injured in a road accident Wednesday on the south Lebanon road connecting Marjeyoun to Al-Khardle.
Diana Ghaleb al-Atat, 30, from Baalbek, was driving a Nissan Murano when she lost control of her vehicle, which overturned several times before settling on a slope.
Atat's 13-year-old daughter, Fatima, and her friend, Jihan al-Shahimi, 17, were killed in the accident. Atat’s son, Qassem, 10, sustained injuries to the head. The mother was also injured while her 5-year-old boy was miraculously unharmed in the incident.
Police were able to reopen the road and have launched an investigation.