date of publication:
June 22, 2021 13:49 GMT
Update date: June 22, 2021 15:25 GMT
A terrible traffic accident in Lebanon, which occurred on the “Saadiyat – Barja Junction” highway, resulted in the death of an entire family, 5 women and an officer, while 3 others were seriously injured. According to
Source: editorial team
According to the Lebanese “MTV” channel, the dead were a mother and her four daughters, Fatima Kobeisi and the girls, Leah, Tia, Zahraa and Aya Huwaili, and said that they fell in an accident resulting from what she described as the “queues of humiliation” emerging in front of petrol stations.
She said that 5 cars collided on the Saadiyat Highway towards the capital Beirut, in the locality of Mafraq Barja, explaining that the accident occurred while the family was on their way to Rafic Hariri International Airport in Beirut, to receive the father, Imad Huwaili, who came from traveling from an African country after a long absence, where they were They are looking for gasoline to fill their car.
And a moving picture spread of the family who died in the accident, while Ali Shuaib, the mayor of Sharkia, confirmed in a statement to the Lebanese newspaper “An-Nahar” that an army officer was killed in the accident.
Shuaib confirmed that no burial ceremony for the victims will be held at present, pending the issuance of the security report to know the causes and details of the accident.
This incident comes at a time when waiting in queues in front of petrol stations has become part of the daily life of the Lebanese to obtain fuel, given the country’s shortage of this substance, amid the fluctuation and abundance of foreign exchange needed to import it.