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Footballer Mohammad Atwi has passed away at the young age of 32 years



Lebanon Footballer Mohammad Atwi has died at the age of 32.

His death was made known through a Twitter post shared on Friday morning.

The football player Mohammad Atwi (aged 32) passed away this morning. He was hit by a stray bullet during a funeral gunfire one month ago.

He was a happily married man and a great future awaited him… but not in this country.

Atwi was in Beirut’s Al Cola area as mourners shot off rounds of bullets during the funeral of firefighter Joe Bou Saab, who died during the massive explosion at Beirut’s port on August 4.

Bou Saab was the tenth firefighter to have died while on duty – attempting to extinguish the fire at Beirut’s port.

Atwi and another individual were shot by stray bullets as Bou Saab’s coffin was being carried to his hometown in Damour, where he will be buried.

Few Things You Need To About Atwi

Atwi was born in 1987, He was a professional footballer who played as a midfielder for the national team and has so far played for numerous clubs in the Lebanese Premier League’s first division.

A few days prior to the shooting incident, he signed a new contract to rejoin the Lebanese football club Tadamon Sour.

About Mohammad Mcheik, a security guard was also shot in his neck by a stray bullet in the same area where Atwi was shot.

Atwi’s pictures have been posted across social media platforms as thousands of fans and supporters prayed for his wellbeing and wished him a speedy recovery.

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