Clashes resume in Lebanon largest Palestinian refugee camp
Islamist groups clashed in Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp on Sunday, camp sources said, in the latest incident since skirmishes last week killed three fighters.
Sources said the clash started when fighters of the Islamist Dunniyeh group fired machine guns and hurled hand grenades at members of Usbat al-Ansar, a group suspected to maintain links to the al Qaeda network.
According to Reuters, no one was killed or injured in the clash at Ain El-Hilweh camp near the southern port city of Sidon. Sources said fire was exchanged for about 15 minutes before fighters dispersed.
Tension has been high at the camp since last month, when Osbat al-Ansar fought with Fatah and other Palestinian factions over their role in turning over a militant wanted by Lebanon. (Albawaba.com)
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