Woman Killed after Man Denied Entry to Kaslik Nightclub

Security forces said on Monday that they arrested a man suspected of murdering a young woman in the coastal town of Kaslik that lies north of Beirut.

H.H. was apprehended in the Bir Hassan neighborhood of Beirut's southern suburbs on suspicion of killing Elianne al-Safatli near a nightclub in Kaslik, police said.

According to reports, al-Safatli died after H.H. opened fire for being denied entry to the nightclub.

Also Monday, the Internal Security Forces Intelligence Branch arrested a 22-year-old Palestinian fugitive in the southern city of Tyre, the state-run National News Agency reported.

Hussein Salim al-Zini from the town of al-Rashidiyeh was arrested as he was heading to a hospital in Tyre for the treatment of injuries, which he sustained during a clash with police, NNA said.

Al-Zini is wanted for arms trafficking, robberies, attempted murder and shooting, the agency added.



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