Lebanon’s Defense Minister, Maurice Selim, has narrowly escaped an assassination attempt in the capital city of Beirut. The incident unfolded in the Jisr Al-Basha area when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire on the minister’s vehicle, striking it multiple times, as reported by local media outlets. Thankfully, the Minister emerged from the attack unharmed and has been relocated to a place of safety, according to several news sources.
Despite the gravity of the situation, the government has yet to issue an official statement regarding the attempted assassination. The incident has heightened tensions in the region and raised concerns about political stability and security. The event serves as a stark reminder of the ongoing challenges faced by Lebanon, as it navigates through a complex political landscape and strives to maintain order in a turbulent environment.