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Police kill one in attempted burglary of Kuwait MP

BEIRUT: One man was killed and another wounded Thursday in an exchange of fire with security forces as a group of men attempted to burgle a Mount Lebanon home. A municipal police officer saw Palestinian Samir al-Husseini, Lebanese Dia Aabdin, and Syrian Hadded attempting to break into a house owned by a Kuwaiti MP in Hammana. The officer called the Internal Security Forces who exchanged fire with the men. Husseini was killed and Aabdin was wounded and taken to a nearby hospital. Police are in pursuit of Hadded. 

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 31, 2012, on page 4.
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