Hormel lays slain army soldier to rest

JANUARY 24, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Hormel laid an army soldier slain in yesterday’s firefight with gunmen to rest in presence of Defense minister Samir Moqbel, Army Commander Gen. Jean Qahwaji, MPs, army and police top brass and municipal officials.

Army Staff Brigadier Abdul-Rahman Othman, in eulogizing the soldier vowed to wage open war on terrorism armed in this by national unity and people’s support as he said.

Having offered condolences to the bereaved family, he posthumously conferred onto the soldier a number of medals in appreciation for his valor.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY-LEBANON