The General Directorate of Internal Security Forces made significant progress in uncovering the circumstances surrounding the recent shooting incident targeting the director of the Karakol Druze branch of the Progressive Socialist Party (PSP) and two of his companions.

In a statement, the General Directorate of Internal Security Forces announced that its Intelligence Division was able to identify the perpetrators, comprised of three individuals of Lebanese nationality – the shooter and two individuals monitoring the operation.

The division apprehended the shooting suspect as A. Y. Upon interrogation, he confessed to the shooting, citing vengeance for a prior arrest and assault by the victims, due to suspicion of robbery two weeks earlier.

His accomplices were identified as A. Y. and H. Sh. After diligent surveillance efforts, the special forces within the division successfully located and arrested them on May 15, 2024.