The sealed house of the victims in Abadieh, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
In an earlier version of this story, The Daily Star reported that security sources said Hala Hasan was killed in the incident, however, Mayor Adnan Majed has informed the paper that Hasan is in critical condition in the hospital.
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Najd said the killers were arrested as they attempted to escape.The incident caused uproar in the village, including calls to evict all Syrian refugees and workers, estimated to be more than 700, Najd said.The Army, police, local figures and the Progressive Socialist Party, which has a strong popular base in the village, intervened immediately to calm down tensions and prevent any violent repercussions.Anti-Syria feelings have been mounting following fighting between the Army and Syria militants in the northeast Bekaa town of Arsal last month, in which 19 soldiers were killed.
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