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Tripoli turns into a war zone

world Updated: Aug 26, 2012 23:58 IST

Gunmen have transformed Tripoli, a Lebanon city, into a war zone in the past week as groups fight duels using snipers and grenades.

Syria Street is the front line – ironic given that it is the violence gripping its neighbour that has set these factions on their destructive path. Whether by design or chance, the war in Syria is seeping into Lebanon and vice versa.