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Conflict Incident Report

Syrian Army bombs West Beirut

Associated Timeline/Case: 
The Two-Year War | February, 1975 to December, 1976
Date of incident: 
June 2, 1976 to June 4, 1976
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Syrian Armed Forces

The Syrian Army bombed residential areas in West Beirut, from the hilltops of Mount Lebanon. These areas included Sabra, Tarik al-Jdideh, Corniche al-Mazraa, and Ras al- Nabeh. The shelling and the fighting in and around Beirut on June 2-3 reportedly killed 92 people and wounded 169; 42 bodies were found in different areas of the city.

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