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Lebanon judge seeks death penalty for ISIS suspects

File photo of Lebanese soldiers in the northern border region of Wadi Khaled, Lebanon.(The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

BEIRUT: Military Investigative Judge Fadi Sawan Tuesday requested the death penalty for two terrorist suspects for allegedly killing Lebanese Army soldiers.

Sawan accused Qossay Moussa and Hussein Berri, both Lebanese citizens, of belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), a splinter Al-Qaeda group.

He also accused the pair of murder, attempted murder, plotting terrorist acts and trying to kill Army soldiers in the northern region of Wadi Khaled.

The suspects were referred to military trials.





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