Lebanon News

Palestinian shot dead at s. Lebanon refugee camp

File photo of Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)

BEIRUT: A Palestinian man was shot dead early Sunday in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh, in south Lebanon.

At around 7 a.m., two masked men wielding assault rifles shot at Wissam Kamel Omar before fleeing into one of the camp’s alleys. The Palestinian was killed instantly.

Omar’s relatives said he was not affiliated with any Palestinian faction.





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