BEIRUT: A woman in north Lebanon allegedly shot and killed her husband before attempting to take her own life, security sources told The Daily Star Thursday. Mona Fawwaz is alleged to have shot her husband 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 have children.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 21, 2012, on page 3.