Lebanon issues death sentences in 1982 killing of president

FILE – In this Sept. 15, 1982 file photo, the coffin carrying the body of President-elect Bashir Gemayel is seen in the streets of Bikfaya, a mountain village 12 miles East of Beirut, Lebanon. Lebanese judicial officials said Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 a court has sentenced in absentia two Lebanese citizens in to death over the 1982 assassination of President-elect Bashir Gemayel(AP Photo/Tamarian, File)


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