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Conflict Incident Report

Clash in Beddawi develops into open fire, resulting in cuttingoff TripoliAkkar Highway

Date of incident: 
June 22, 2014
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Lebanese Army

A clash between young men from Al-Mehrez and Al-Ghemrawi families resulted in heavy exchange of fire in the area of Beddawi on Sunday, causing several material damages and cutting-off Tripoli-Minieh-Akkar main highway leading to the Lebanese-Syrian borders, NNA field correspondent in the North reported.

As a result, Lebanese Army soldiers intervened immediately and began tracking down the perpetrators. It is to note that a number of Al-Mehrez young men attempted to open fire at Beddawi Municipality Head, Hasan Ghemrawi's car on Saturday night, NNA correspondent added.

Primary category: 
Clashes/Armed Conflict