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Conflict Incident Report

Heavy shelling on Greater Beirut claims 22 civilians and more than 75 people injured.

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Old Wars, New Wars | January, 1983 to December, 1988
Date of incident: 
January 16, 1984
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January 16, 1984: Greater Beirut, Metn, Kesrouan, Aley, and the Shuf came under heavy shelling for almost 12 hours. The bombardment reached schools, killing a number of students. In total, 22 civilians were killed, and more than 75 people were injured.

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