BEIRUT: The March 14 coalition general secretariat said Saturday one of its members had escaped an ambush in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley town of Taybeh.
"Nawfal Daw escaped from an armed ambush that was set up for him at 11 a.m. in Taybeh," the group said in a statement, minutes after a local television reported the incident.
The group said gunmen rained bullets onto Daw's vehicle, damaging its tires, before they forced him to get out of the car.
"But he was able to flee and reached a nearby house where he contacted Internal Security Forces Information Branch, as well as the Army intelligence directorate in the Bekaa
Security forces arrived to the scene of the incident and launched an investigation.
"The general secretariat condemns this attack, whether it is a crime or a political attack," it said.