BEIRUT: A gunmen has caused deaths and carnage after opening fire at the funeral of a Hezbollah commander who was killed in a revenge shooting a day earlier.
The brother of Hassan Ghosn killed Ali Shibli, whom the Ghosn family has accused of killing their son.
Shibli was loyal to Hezbollah and had an armed group that boasts the support of the militia in Lebanon.
During Shibli’s funeral by his house in Khalde on Sunday afternoon, it was reported that there was an exchange of fire between the participants in the procession and other gunmen, which led to many deaths and injuries.
Shibli’s murder was committed in cold blood during his brother’s wedding party on Saturday night in the coastal area of Jiyeh.
The killer from the Ghosn family entered the garden where the party was taking place, approached the table where the victim was sitting and shot him with a pistol at close range.
Guests captured the crime while filming the party. The videos were widely circulated on social media.