gemayel aminA gunman was arrested Sunday after opening fire at a Phalange party convoy in Bikfaya, the state-run National News Agency said.

NNA said the convoy was on its way to take part in the opening ceremony of a Phalange party office in Ein Sifsaf.

NNA said the gunman was promptly arrested by Lebanese troops.

The Phalange party identified on its website the gunman as Faisal al-Asheq, a member of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party.

Bikfaya is the home town of former Lebanese president and Pahalange party leader Amin Gemayel

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