Gunmen assist detainee to escape hospital

APRIL 20, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) A number of gunmen, all required by justice, today helped wanted A.T., aka “al-Rahwan,” escape Dar-al-Hikma hospital at the northern entry of Baalbeck city, National News Agency correspondent reported on Monday.

Al-Rahwan was detained on April 15, in Brital, during army raids.

He has been under strict security observation at the hospital ever since.

Following his fleeing, the army headed to Brital and widely deployed in the area, after setting checkpoints and searching houses.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON