The Hamieh family gather as news breaks out on the death of a man from Hujeiri family in retaliation for the killing of soldier Mohammad Hamieh, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (The Daily Star/Nidal Solh)
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The body of 20-year-old Hussein Mohammad Hujeiri, the nephew of controversial Arsal Sheikh Mustafa Hujeiri, was found Tuesday atop the grave of soldier Mohammad Hamieh in the town of Taraya, in the eastern district of Baalbek.Mustafa Hujeiri, who is wanted by Lebanese authorities over his links to the Nusra Front, previously served as a mediator in the case to release the 37 police and soldiers captured in August 2014 .Hamieh's family members have blamed Mustafa Hujeiri for the killing, and in the past issued several threats against the fugitive sheikh.Hussein worked with a medical group in Arsal.Hamieh's body was returned last December in a prisoner swap with the Nusra Front that saw the release of 16 captives.
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