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Deputy mayor of Koura town found dead in store

BEIRUT: The deputy mayor of the Koura town of Beshmiszin in north Lebanon was found dead in his store Monday with a hunting rifle lying near his body, the National News Agency reported. According to the NNA, security forces and forensic investigators arrived at the scene and launched an inquiry into the death of 40-year-old Riad al-Najjar. 

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on October 02, 2012, on page 3.
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