Fighters killed in Lebanon clash

Two soldiers injured as fighting eases in northern town of Qalamoun.

    Clashes between the Lebanese army and Fatah al-Islam have killed 194 people since May 20 [AFP]

    A similar clash erupted last week in Tripoli after Lebanese troops stormed a hideout, killing seven, mostly foreigners.
     
    A more significant clash erupted on May 20 in Tripoli which lead to fierce fighting at a nearby Palestinian refugee camp between the army and Fatah al-Islam fighters.
     
    The fighting since then has killed at least 194 people - 84 soldiers, 70 fighters and 40 civilians - not including Thursday's casualties.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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