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Lebanese woman kills husband, attempts suicide

BEIRUT: A woman in north Lebanon shot and killed her husband before attempting to take her own life, security sources told The Daily Star Thursday.

Mona Fawwaz shot her husband, George, once at their house in Kesrouan just before midnight Wednesday. Using the shotgun she’d used to kill her spouse, Fawwaz then turned the weapon on herself.

Fawwaz is in critical condition.

The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the shooting was a result of a personal dispute between the couple. It is unknown whether the pair has children.

 
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