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Principal killed in n. Lebanon school fight

A File photo of Baddawi area in north Lebanon. (The Daily Star/Emma Gatten)

TRIPOLI, Lebanon: The principal of a public school in Baddawi, north Lebanon, was killed Saturday while trying to break up a fight between students.

Farouk Kardovaki, the principal of the Baddawi School for boys, was hit with a sharp object as he tried to end a clash between students from the Awad and Mehrez families.

Kardovaki died shortly after being transferred to Tripoli’s government hospital.

After the incident, the school’s administration cancelled all classes and sent students home.

The security forces have launched an investigation into the incident.

 

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