Fighting resumes in northern Lebanon | world | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
May 27, 2017-Saturday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Fighting resumes in northern Lebanon

Gunbattles resume 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.

world Updated: May 22, 2007 10:55 IST

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.