Lebanese security forces in Beirut, Lebanon, on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AP Lebanese security forces in Beirut, Lebanon, on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AP
Lebanese security forces in Beirut, Lebanon, on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AP
Middle East

New Year’s Eve celebratory gunfire kills Syrian refugee in Lebanon

  • Shooting guns and rifles into the air in celebration is common in some parts of Lebanon at events such as weddings and funerals
  • A plane on the tarmac at Beirut’s airport was also hit as people near the southern Beirut neighbourhood fired in the air in celebration

Topic |   Middle East
Lebanese security forces in Beirut, Lebanon, on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AP Lebanese security forces in Beirut, Lebanon, on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AP
Lebanese security forces in Beirut, Lebanon, on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AP
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