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HindustanTimes Thu,27 Nov 2014

World

Fighting resumes in northern Lebanon
AFP
Nahr Al- bared, Lebanon, May 22, 2007
First Published: 10:52 IST(22/5/2007)
Last Updated: 10:55 IST(22/5/2007)

Gunbattles resumed early on Tuesday between Lebanese troops and Islamic extremists in northern Lebanon, on the third day of bloody clashes that have left a total of 58 people dead.

Troops exchanged tank, artillery and machingun fire with extremists entrenched in the Palestinian refugee camp of Nahr al-Bared near the northern coastal city of Tripoli, he said.

The area had witnessed a relative calm overnight, interrupted by sporadic fire, police said.


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