BEIRUT: A young man stabbed his sister at their home in Beirut Friday, the National News Agency reported, adding that authorities suspected that drugs and mental illness were factors that led to the incident.
The man was identified by his initials, A.B. and his sister was identified as S.B., in her 40s.
The woman was taken to a local hospital to be treated for neck wounds. Police launched an investigation soon after they arrived at the scene of the crime.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 08, 2014, on page 3.