Lebanon is holding on Friday a day of mourning as the death toll of Thursday’s ambush, which was staged by Lebanese Forces militia in Tayouneh, rose to seven.
Mohammad Jamal Tamer succumbed to wounds sustained in the gunfire in Tayouneh, Lebanese Health Ministry said on Friday.
“This morning, that the number of victims of the unfortunate clashes that took place in Lebanon yesterday in the Tayouneh area has risen to seven, after the death of a wounded man from his severe wounds,” the ministry said in a statement.
Lebanese Forces militia staged a deadly ambush in Tayouneh as they open fire at peaceful demonstrators who were protesting the politicization of Beirut Port blast near Justice Palace.
Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced Friday a national day of mourning for the lives of those martyred in the deadly gunfire.