Lebanon News

Infant's body found in Zahle dump

A general view of the eastern town of Zahle. (The Daily Star/Nassif Seif)

BEIRUT: Police are investigating after an infant’s corpse was found Wednesday morning in a landfill in Zahle.

The ISF is waiting on the coroner's official report and an investigation has been launched to identify the infant and the parents, a security source told The Daily Star.

Security officials are searching for nearby cameras to check for any footage of the murder and are also set to visit hospitals in the district to collect information on recent registered births.





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