Lebanon: French UNIFIL soldier killed in wall collapse
A French soldier with UNIFIL, the United Nations peacekeepers in southern Lebanon was killed on Wednesday in Nakoura, when a wall at his UN compound collapsed over him as a result of heavy rains, according to UNIFIL.
A spokesman said the soldier died after a wall fell on him as he attempted to divert floodwater from the compound. He was treated at a field hospital, but died of his injuries.
"A wall collapsed on him... The doctors couldn't revive him, so he died, unfortunately," the spokesman said. (Albawaba.com)
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