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Syrian woman killed in Ashrafieh, Syrian child strangled in southern camp

11-2-2019

The ISF General Directorate said on Friday, that on 4/2/2019, a Syrian woman, Fatmeh Sawwas (born in 1998), was found dead in her Ashrafieh apartment, Beirut. The woman was stabbed 12 times with a knife in different parts of her body, according to the forensic doctor, and died from severe bleeding. The ISF statement said that upon surveillance and investigation, the assailant, identified as A. J (Syrian, born in 1999), was arrested and admitted to killing the victim for robbery. On the other hand, and on the same day, a Syrian child, M. H, 12, was discovered hanging from a rope in a tent in Marj Khowkh Camp for Syrian refugees in Ibl Sakki, South Lebanon. The boy was transferred to Marjeyoun Government Hospital but died soon. (AL Mustaqbal, February 9, 2019)

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