Two killed in clashes between Fatah, hardline Islamists at Palestinian camp in Lebanon

By REUTERS
August 25, 2015 10:59

 
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BEIRUT - Two people were killed in a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon in renewed overnight clashes between the mainstream Palestinian faction Fatah and hardline Islamists, security sources said.

The two sides exchanged heavy gunfire in Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon, which has regularly seen factional disputes spiral into deadly violence.

The two men killed were from Fatah, the sources said, and the violence displaced a large number of the camp's inhabitants. More than 30 people were also wounded, one of the sources said.

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