Hariri Calls for Prompt Repatriation of California Car Crash Victims


Prime Minister Saad Hariri asked the Secretary General of the Higher Relief Committee Major General Mohammed Kheir to take the necessary measures to accelerate the repatriation of the bodies of the four Lebanese students who died in a tragic car crash in the U.S. state of California lately, Hariri’s media office said on Friday.

It added that Kheir has started a series of contacts with the families of the victims and the Consul General of Lebanon in California Mirna Khaouli.

Kheir stressed the readiness of the committee to do whatever is needed as instructed by Premier Hariri to return the bodies to Lebanon as soon as possible.

Four Lebanese students from the southern town of Yaroun have been killed in a car crash in California.

They were identified as Hussein Saleh, Hussein Saab, Hussein Ghasham and Hussein Ayyoub.

Their car crashed into a giant pole as they were returning home after having a Suhoor pre-dawn Ramadan meal.

Comments 4
Missing patriot10 24 May 2019, 10:25

Does the southerners have any other name or are their vocabulary limited?

Thumb s.o.s 24 May 2019, 14:15

From what I read, they had dual Leb/US citizenship. there's no need to repatriate their bodies.

Thumb canadianleb 24 May 2019, 18:52

It is a sad situation may they rest in peace.

Missing un520 25 May 2019, 02:29

Seems like they were speed-racing with other family members/friends. This crash happened at a very high speed, and still their friends arrived on site almost immediatly after the impact