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Conflict Incident Report

Shelling of east Beirut and clashes on front lines

Associated Timeline/Case: 
The Two-Year War | February, 1975 to December, 1976
Date of incident: 
June 24, 1975 to June 25, 1975
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A wave of shelling destroyed several residential building blocks in the east Beirut neighborhoods of Ashrafieh, Nasra, Saifi, and Tabaris. Five civilians were killed and 12 wounded in the crossfire on the Chiyah- Ain al-Remmaneh front line in Greater Beirut. A mortar shell fell on a house in Furn al-Chebbak, killing one person and injuring four. When the neighbors gathered to help, another shell fell, killing five (including a woman and a child,) and wounding 14.

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