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Three men killed in northern Lebanon shooting: Security sources

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Three men were killed in a shooting in a village in northern Lebanon overnight, security sources and the National News Agency said on Saturday.

The gunfire came from a car which the men had stopped as it passed through the village of Kaftoun, the sources said.

The vehicle was later found abandoned, containing a gun with a silencer, a small explosive device and electrical wire, the sources said.

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Two of the men died immediately. The third died later of his wounds. The motive for the shooting was not immediately clear.

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