Woman in Labor Killed in Road Crash
A woman was killed in a car crash in Nabatiyeh as she was heading to hospital to give birth, the state-run National News Agency reported Saturday.
It said Fatima Afif Noureddine, 32, died after the Toyota that her husband Staff Sergeant Wissam Rida Farhat was driving crashed into an electricity pole on the Hboush-Nabatiyeh road after midnight.
Fatima and the baby were killed instantly while her husband and her 60-year-old mother, Manahel Hilal, were injured, NNA said.
The three were heading from their town of Arabsalim in Iqlim al-Tuffah to the state hospital of Nabatiyeh because she was about to give birth, NNA added.