2 Women Dead, 2 Toddlers Injured in al-Masnaa Gas Station Fireإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
A blaze erupted Friday evening at a gas station near al-Masnaa border crossing on the intersection leading to Majdal Anjar in the Bekaa Valley, leaving two women dead, state-run National News Agency reported.
Civil Defense firefighters managed to extinguish the flames, NNA said.
The agency said two children, Shahd Mustafa al-Sayyed and Sham Mustafa al-Sayyed, were injured in the blaze, correcting an earlier report that said two toddlers were killed.
It identified the two deceased women as Nadia Khalil Hamed and Widad Khalil Hamed, noting that all the victims are Syrian nationals.
Earlier, Voice of Lebanon radio (100.5) said “a number of people were killed in a blaze at a gas station in al-Masnaa and ambulances transported the bodies of two women to al-Bekaa Hospital and other bodies to the Red Crescent Hospital."