Presidency of the Republic of Lebanon

09/18/2020 | News release | Archived content

President Aoun mourned soccer player, Mohamed Atwi: “His loss is a result of some who are unaware of the dangers, and justice will take its course”.

The President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, mourned the international soccer player, Mohamed Atwi, who died this morning from being hit by a stray bullet last month.

President Aoun tweeted:

'It is painful that the international player, Mohamed Atwi, joined the convoy of young people whom Lebanon lost as a result of the lack of awareness of some of the dangers posed by their irresponsible behavior. He was distinguished by his performance and raised the name of his country high. Justice will be served.All consolation to his family, and may God have mercy on his soul'.​