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Lebanon: Two Falls in Two days, Presumed Suicides

On October 16, 2010

Al-Akhbar newspaper reported today the death, last Thursday night, of Bengali maid, Kana Aktar, after falling from the 5th floor balcony of her employer's house (Najwa S.) in Hart Hreik (Beirut Southern Suburb). Al-Akhbar noted that "the Internal Security Forces (ISF) report concluded within minutes that the maid committed suicide".

This comes after the death, reported as a suicide, of an Ethiopian national on Friday.