Grenade attack at Beirut crossroads

Two policemen, an army soldier and two civilians injured by attack in Sunni area.

     A week ago an explosion rocked Ashrafieh, a Christian area of Beirut, killing an old woman [AFP]  

    The Beirut area has seen three big explosions in the last week, killing a woman and injuring nearly 30 people.

    The violence came as Lebanese troops were fighting Islamic fighters at the Palestinian refugee camp of Nahr el-Bared in northern Lebanon.

    Scores of people have been killed in the week-old fighting.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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