6 People, Including Child, Killed in Shooting over Property Ownership in Bekaaإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
Six people, including a child, were killed on Tuesday in a shooting over property ownership between the Kanaan and Issa families in the eastern Bekaa valley, the Army command and media reports said.
A member of the Issa family and five Kanaan family members were killed in the shooting during the traditional visit of cemeteries on the first day of Eid al-Fitr in the Baalbek town of al-Khraibeh, the National News Agency said.
Voice of Lebanon radio station identified the shooter as Fayez Jaafar Issa. It said the man killed his sister, her husband and their children over an old dispute on land ownership.
The Internal Security Forces and the Army have carried out several raids in the area to arrest those involved in the incident, NNA said.
The army command said that the military threw a tight security dragnet around the scene of the incident.