Lebanon receives indictments over Hariri's killing

Thursday 30 Jun 2011

Lebanon's state prosecutor confirms receiving UN indictments and four arrest warrants

Lebanon's state prosecutor Saeed Mirza said he received on Thursday the indictments over the 2005 killing of former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri.

Mirza said he also received four arrest warrants from a delegetaion from the U.N.-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

Hariri's son, Saad, welcomed the indictments and described it a "historic moment".

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