Lebanon News

Syrian army kills two shepherds on Lebanon border

Lebanese soldiers carry the body of the shepherd who was killed by Syrian fire in Majdal Anjar, Friday, March 21, 2014. (The Daily Star/Stringer)

BEIRUT: The Syrian army Friday shot and killed two shepherds on the outskirts of the Bekaa Valley border town of Anjar, security sources told The Daily Star.

They were identified as Yasser Mohammad Yaseen, who hails from Majdal Anjar, and his cousin whose father is Syrian.

Residents of Majdal Anjar pleaded with security forces to pull the shepherds' bodies.





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