Lebanon News

Militant shoots, wounds two near Ain al-Hilweh

SIDON, Lebanon: A former Fatah al-Islam militant shot and wounded two people in the area of Taamir, near the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh. Ahmad Abu Kheir shot at Mohammad Riz and his nephew after Riz, who provides electricity to the neighborhood, cut off power. Residents blocked the road in protest and called for handing over of Kheir.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 09, 2012, on page 4.




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