IC Student Run Over

21 October- BEIRUT: A student at the International College (IC) was killed in a car accident in the Beirut neighborhood of Raouche Tuesday morning.

Talal Amer Qassem, 18, was run over by a car while on his way to school in Raouche.

He was walking from his house, near the restaurant Ajami, to the IC in order to meet his sister and the family’s driver when he tried to cross the road and was hit by a BMW.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as 23 year-old Hamza Idlibi, who was placed under arrest upon the decision of judicial authorities.

Qassem’s body was transported to a nearby hospital. The victim’s parents were shocked by the news, as was the boy’s uncle, Minister of State Adnan Qassar.

-The Daily Star

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