Lebanon: Wanted militant found dead in refugee camp

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
December 25, 2010 12:17

BEIRUT — Lebanese and Palestinian security officials say one of Lebanon's most wanted militants was found dead in a Palestinian refugee camp that is a hotbed of Islamic extremists.

The officials say Lebanese citizen Ghandi Sahmarani, better known as Abu Ramez Sahmarani, was found handcuffed, blindfolded and shot execution-style in the back of his head.

The officials say his body was discovered on Saturday in the Ein el-Hilweh camp near the southern city of Sidon. The officials on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.


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