Lebanon News

Body of Syrian child found in an irrigation canal

File - A general view of the Akkar region taken on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. (The Daily Star/Stringer)

BEIRUT: The body of a 4-year-old Syrian child was found Friday in an irrigation canal in Akkar, north Lebanon, security sources told The Daily Star.

Shehab Mahmoud Shehab went missing a couple of days ago when Lebanon witnessed unexpected heavy rainfall.

After a long search for the boy, his body was found in the 800-meter canal.

A Civil Defense unit recovered the corpse from the canal, the sources said.





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