Beirut – Street fight near Unesco leaves one dead

(The Daily Star, December 18, 2010)

A 40-year-old Lebanese man was killed Thursday in a street fight in the Bir Hassan neighborhood south of Beirut. The National News Agency said Youssef Mohammad Othman was killed in a fight with Othman Bilal Samha and others near UNESCO headquarters in Bir Hassan. Othman was pronounced dead at Sahel Hospital minutes after receiving injuries to his chest. Relatives of the victim burned a car in the neighborhood after hearing the news.