Lebanon: Two wounded in Tripoli clash

Published December 3rd, 2009 - 02:53 GMT

Clashes with rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns reported Thursday in Tripoli's Abi Samra district following an overnight fighting between members of Hassoun family and Tawheed Movement, Lebanon's National News Agency reported. It said two people were hurt in the fighting which resumed at noon.


The situation was brought under control after Lebanese troops deployed in the area.


The fighting on Wednesday started after a car carrying members of the Hassoun family came under fire upon crossing before the Islamic Tawhid Movement headquarters in said area.

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