Lebanese Man, 40, Killed in Brazil

A 40-year-old Lebanese expatriate was killed in Brazil by an unknown assailant as he was heading to his work, media reports said on Sunday.

According to Voice of Lebanon radio (93.3), Ramzi Jaber, who hails from the southern village of Mhaibib in the town of Marjeyoun, was killed by an unknown assailant on the Ponte de Amizade bridge, which connects the Brazilian city of Foz do Iguaçu and the Paraguayan city of Ciudad del Este.

The radio station reported that a man on a motorbike opened fire at Jaber after he parked his car near the bridge.

The assailant then fled to an unknown location.

The Brazilian police opened a probe into the incident to unveil the circumstances of the crime.

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