Ziad Moustapha Soboh

Ziad Moustapha Soboh

Ziad was born in Beirut, he grew up with five siblings. He studied hospitality techniques in a vocational institute, and trained in one of Lebanon's most prestigious hotels.

Ziad was caring, good looking, fun, and in love with life. He had beautiful green eyes. He was spontaneous, sociable, respectful, impulsive, and extremely helpful.

Ziad was in his thirties, married to Rima Osseiran, and they had a son, Youssef (2.8)… Youssef who still doesn’t understand his father's fate and keeps asking for him…

Ziad worked in multiple delivery companies, but he was finally employed with Aramex five years ago. On August 4, he had finished his working shift, but one of his coworkers asked him to make a delivery to Hamra, and he agreed.

Ziad worked overtime to make some extra income to improve his economic situation, and when his coworker asked him for help, he obliged without a complaint. He completed the delivery and was on his way back near Audi Bank – Tabariss area, when a warehouse exploded in the Port of Beirut.  Ziad's leg was injured. He pulled himself and crawled towards the sidewalk where he found a rock and used it as a pillow. One of his coworkers was in a nearby area, and took him to Jeitawi Hospital… His wife and family arrived to the hospital. His brother Anas looked for him among dead bodies, while his wife and other brother went to the operating room; a doctor informed them that he passed away.

His family received photos showing that the force of the explosion sent Ziad flying off his motorcycle from one side to the other. It cut his hands tendons, exposing his bones. His leg was also exposed.

An Iraqi journalist was in the area and photographed Ziad who was lying in a pool of blood …

A few months after the explosion, a music video featured Ziad's photo in a pool of blood, but unfortunately, he couldn’t be saved…

Before his death, the family was planning his brother's engagement. The party treats his father had bought for the engagement were distributed in his funeral…

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