Qabbani Warns Lebanese against Slipping into Sedition after Bekaa Crime

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Grand Mufti Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Qabbani denounced the killing of four people in eastern Lebanon on Sunday, considering that the incident aims at fueling a sectarian strife in the country.

“Murder is moving from town to another in a desperate attempt to create a sectarian strife in the country,” Qabbani said on Monday in a statement issued to condole the families of the four men.

He called on the Lebanese to be “aware and cautious from slipping into a plot that aims at igniting sedition.”

His remarks came after four people – two from the Jaafar family, one from the Amhaz clan and a Turk whose mother is Shiite - were killed on Sunday in an ambush in a barren terrain near the northeastern towns of al-Qaa and Arsal in the Bekaa valley.

The Jaafar and Amhaz clans are well-known Shiite families in the region of Baalbek and Hermel.

Qabbani urged security forces to reveal the culprits and put them on trial.

“Security forces should exert efforts to maintain the country's security,” the Mufti added.

Comments 3
Thumb _citizen_ 17 June 2013, 12:21

"Grand" Mufti Qabbani: Thank you for your concerns.... noted! But, did not see you condemn the killers and murderers of that innocent civilian Salman in front of the Iranian Embassy.... Your credibility Grand Mufti is questionable when you urge the security forces to arrest the culprits who assassinated 4 known drug dealers and smugglers....

Thumb liberty 17 June 2013, 19:56

No Mr. not all shiites are drug dealers at all. But those killed were actually smuggling at the moment they got killed just after the vehicle they were smuggling God knows what inside it broke done. In that area, they are also well known to be drug and arms dealers.

Thumb lebanon_first 17 June 2013, 16:25

ya mufti, fhama ba2a. This is an act by some terrorist palestinians or by some "special envoy" of assad the dog to create sedition. Assad the dog is extremely angry why Lebanon is not in a civil war yet.

You think chiites care about some 4 3acha2irs killed while doing smuggling, hence stealing the people? They care way more about the hero salman who was killed by...ahem... Chiites. so it is more chiite-chiite sedition, isnt it?