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Lebanon fumes as another woman murdered by husband

The man killed his wife in front of their three children, renewing calls to enforce laws on domestic violence.
Lebanese women hold placards during a protest organized by civil society groups and activists.

BEIRUT — The murder of a 26-year-old woman by her husband in the Choueifat area southeast of Beirut over the weekend sent shockwaves across the country and revived calls to end the rampant violence against women in Lebanon.

In the early hours of Saturday, Hasan Zaiter shot his wife, Zainab, in front of their three children — the oldest being 7. According to Sharika Wa Laken, a local feminist website, Hasan shot his wife in the face with around 10 bullets.

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