7 Year-Old Schoolgirl Kidnapped for Ransom in Central Bekaa
Seven-year-old Salha Katouh was snatched right in front of her house in the Central Bekaa town of Bar Elias, as she and her younger brother were waiting for the school bus, as reported on Thursday.
The child's father indicated that kidnappers had contacted him and asked for a $250,000 ransom.
According to Mr. Katouh, the abductors were aboard a silver SUV.
The father, who owns a clothing store in Bar Elias, hoped for the safe return of his daughter, expressing full confidence in the security authorities, who for their part, confirmed they were now inspecting the neighborhood's surveillance cameras.