Karam rushed to Hotel Dieu Hospital


Several local media sources reported on Thursday that Senior Free Patriotic Movement official, retired Brigadier General Fayez Karam, was rushed to the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Beirut to undergo emergency heart surgery.

Karam , who was arrested last month on suspicion of collaborating with Israel has been detained at Internal Security Forces (ISF)—Information Branch’s prison since his arrest last August.

There were conflicting reports about his health

While some sources reported that he is undergoing a bypass surgery Voice of Lebanon radio station, said Karam was taken to hospital for “routine medical checkup.”

FPM’s Tayyar website, for its part, said Karam was rushed to the hospital after falling ill. It gave no other details.