Journalist Abu Fadel Attacked by Protesters at Masnaaإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
Journalist Joseph Abu Fadel was attacked by protesters on Thursday in the Masnaa-Bar Elias area, said various media reports.
They said that his car came under fire as it was passing through the area.
LBCI television said that his car was pelted by rocks.
Al-Jadeed television later contacted Abu Fadel who informed it that he was wounded in the hand.
He added that the windows of his car were broken in the assault, but that he succeeded in running over four of the protesters.
Their condition remains unknown.
The journalist accused takfiris and Mustaqbal movement supporters of being behind the attack.
In addition, he angrily accused President Michel Suleiman, Prime Minister Najib Miqati, and various security agencies of failing to take any action in tackling security incidents in the country.
The Masnaa-Bar Elias road was blocked in retaliation to Thursday’s blocking of the airport road, said various media reports.