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Conflict Incident Report
76 people killed and 200 wounded after three days of fighting in East Beirut between the LF and the Lebanese Army
February 16, 1989: Reuters reported that after three days of fighting in East Beirut, 56 people had been killed and 110 wounded; Agence France Press (AFP) reported 76 people killed, including 13 civilians, and 200 wounded. These three days of clashes between the LF and the Lebanese Army marked an open rift in the eastern Christian area that would develop into a full-fledged war.