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Conflict Incident Report

Palestinian child drowns in Qasmiyeh River

Date of incident: 
June 8, 2015
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

NNA - The body of the 10-year old Palestinian child, named Khalil Samir al-Hussein, from the Palestinian refugee camp of Burj Shmali, was found dead on the banks of the Qasmiyeh River after drowning in said River, NNA Correspondent reported on Monday.

The child went missing since yesterday afternoon while he was with his relatives in the area.

Security forces arrived at said scene and opened a probe into incident. The Lebanese Red Cross transferred the body to Jabal Amel hospital in Tyre.

Primary category: 
Personal Accident [inc. drowning, suicide...]
Classification of conflict (primary):