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In Lebanon, is an exchange of fire

July 9 2008

Armed clashes between supporters of the ruling majority and the opposition erupted on Wednesday night in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, Lebanese passes the national news agency "Watani".

Firefight with machine, machine guns and grenade launchers carried out in Bab al-Thabane and Jabal Mohsen. The clashes began after the separating these two areas of the street blew up three grenades. Whom they were cast - not known. Currently, the Lebanese army unit, strapped to a place of fighting, trying to bring the situation under control. Bab al-Thabane and Jabal Mohsen are among the poorest districts of Tripoli.

The first of them inhabit the mostly Sunni Muslims supporting the Lebanese ruling majority in the second lived representatives of the Shiite Alawite community sympathetic to the opposition. Just over two weeks ago in these areas also were violent clashes between supporters and opponents of the government. During the two days of fighting, killing ten people, 55 wounded, according to RIA News .

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