Lebanon News

Man stabs sister in Beirut

A general view shows motorists driving in Basta. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban, File)

BEIRUT: A young man stabbed his sister at their home in Beirut Friday, the National News Agency reported, adding that authorities suspected a combination of drugs and mental illness were behind the incident.

NNA said the woman, in her 40s, was taken to a local hospital to be treated for neck wounds.

Police launched an investigation soon after they arrived on the scene of the crime.

According to locals, the brother suffers from a mental illness and takes drugs, the report said.





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