The Beirut accusatory body acquitted on Wednesday the owners of the Fassouh building that collapsed on January 15. The body had approved Beirut Examining Magistrate Ghassan Owaidat’s decision to acquit Claude and Michel Saadeh of the charges against them. The two owners have however been released on a LL40 million and 75 million bail. [Naharnet]


27 people died due to the building collapse.