Civil Defense work to extinguish a car after Hamas official Mohammad Hamdan was targetted in an assassination attempt in Sidon. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Several suspects involved in a failed assassination attempt on a Hamas movement member in Sidon have been identified by authorities and have since escaped Lebanon, local media reported Saturday.Hamdan survived the blast. He is reportedly within Hamas's inner circle in Lebanon.Local news channel Al-Jadeed reported that Beitiye was formerly responsible for security at the British Embassy in Beirut's, but was fired two years ago for using his embassy-issued weapon in a private capacity.Other suspects were not identified and may have escaped, local daily Al-Akhbar reported Saturday.
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