Locals and Ivorians protest in Zrarieh, Monday, March 14, 2016. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Lebanese victims and witnesses recalled Monday the horrifying details of an extremist attack on a beach at a resort town in Ivory Coast over the weekend which left 16 people killed, including one Lebanese.Mortada was among five Lebanese wounded in the assault, in which at least six armed men attacked beachgoers outside three hotels in Grand Bassam.Mortada, along with many other beachgoers, was looking to spend a lovely Sunday with his family. He said he had not visited the resort for four months when he headed there with his wife Racha and two children: Lynn, 4, and Mortada, 6, along with Hasan, 23 . Mortada entered the shower room and locked it.Lebanese Toufic Hayek, 54, who hailed from the southern town of Nabatieh, died in the attack.
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