Security forces find dismembered body of Ethiopian migrant worker in Beirut

The severed body of a migrant Ethiopian worker was discovered in a bag placed on a road in Lebanon’s capital Beirut on Saturday, according to local media. The bag contained the victim’s dismembered hands and feet. Other bags were being searched in the area that could contain other body parts.

With a security cordon in place, the security forces have begun their investigation to uncover the circumstances of the migrant’s death.

Foreign domestic workers have been paying the price for the economic crisis in Lebanon due to the shortage of the dollar caused by an economic slowdown. Many domestic workers are demanding their salaries at a time when many Lebanese, who recruit them are unable to pay in dollars.

English | April 10, 2021



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