However, during the search, there were concerns that the group might have been kidnapped.
This fear was soon dissipated when, after two days of searching, on Friday morning, brothers Michel and Joseph Chahine, and their companion Mario Tannous, were finally found and returned to safety aboard MP Tony Frangieh’s four-wheel drive.
The men appeared to be in good health in the pictures of them shared online after they were found.
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