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Palestinian kidnapped in e. Lebanon

A Lebanese army checkpoint is seen in Ras Baalbek, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)

BEIRUT: A Palestinian man was kidnapped in the Baalbek village of Khraybeh Tuesday, its mayor told police.

Khraybeh Mayor Ali Moussa said Palestinian Mohammad Jaber was looking at a property he had recently purchased in the outskirts of the village when three masked men stepped out of a vehicle and snatched him at gun point.

A security source said Moussa was a Beirut resident and had traveled to Khraybeh to inspect the land in Wadi al-Wardeh.





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