Citizen Charbel Rahme, born in Bcharre, was killed after he refused to stop
at a check point at Madfoun Bridge. He was hit by a bullet in his head and died
The dead body was taken to Batroun Hospital, while the military police came
to the scene and started the investigations in the case.
Later, the roads in Bsharri were cut off with burning tires
in protest to the killing of Charbel Rahme.
Members of the Madfoun Army check point were transferred to
the competent authority to be interrogated. The car of the deceased, which is a
Mercedes , was hit by 6 bullets.
Major Nasr told LBCI that he will leave the case to the
MP Elie Keyrouz headed to Bsharri and called on the
protesters to calm down and not to be draw into any reckless instinctive acts. He
told them that they should wait for the investigations in this case.
Afterwards, the burning tires were put off and the road
reopened. The protesters went with the priests of the parish and the president
of the municipality to St Saba church where they rang the church bells and lit candles
for the deceased youngster.