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Syrian war leads to spate of kidnappings in Lebanon

| Nov 13, 2013

Syrian war leads to spate of kidnappings in Lebanon

For nearly three weeks, kidnappers held Lebanese pharmacist Wissam Khatib, threatening to kill him and his children if his family didn’t pay a ransom of tens of thousands of dollars. During his captivity, Khatib — often shackled and blindfolded — went through depression, terror, ...