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Conflict Incident Report

Clashes between opposition and supporters of the government claim 21 lives

Associated Timeline/Case: 
New Wars, No Peace | January, 2006 to December, 2008
Date of incident: 
May 10, 2008 to May 12, 2008
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Resistance Regiments (AMAL)
Progressive Socialist Party (PSP)
Future Current
Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP)

May 10-12, 2008: - An Amal member shot at a funeral procession, killing six people, in Tarik al-Jdideh, in Beirut. - Three captive Hezbollah members were killed by pro-government PSP members in Aley. - In Halba, in the region of Akkar, North Lebanon, Future Movement and PSP members attacked an office of the SSNP. One civilian was killed in the clashes, and at least 11 captive SSNP fighters were killed.

Primary category: 
Clashes/Armed Conflict