Yesterday, General Joseph Aoun announced the
to the families of the kidnapped soldiers in a private meeting in the Ministry of National Defense. The State Commissioner to the Military Court Judge Sakr Sakr and the doctor who was supervising the tests in the Military Hospital were also present. General Joseph Aoun confirmed that the bodies that were found belong to the kidnapped soldiers. In fact, the funeral will take place tomorrow at the Ministry of National Defense in Yarze. Tomorrow at 10 AM, President Michel Aoun is going to head the ceremony. In honor of the fallen soldiers, the associations of the traders in Achrafieh and Ramleh asked the business owners in these two regions to close their businesses tomorrow to pay respect to the soldiers and to stand in solidarity with the families of the kidnapped soldiers.
Also, the internal security has announced the route of the convoy: Military Hospital – Bechara El Khoury Street– Riad Al Solh Square – Saifi Street – Emile Lahoud Highway – National Ministry of Defense. In fact, cars are not allowed to park on both sides of the roads. The internal security recommends people to respect these rules to avoid traffic.