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Conflict Incident Report
Syrian Army continues shelling West Beirut
The Two-Year War | February, 1975 to December, 1976
Date of incident:
June 9, 1976 to June 10, 1976
Number of Injured:
Syrian Armed Forces
The Syrian Army heavily shelled residential areas in West Beirut (namely Sanayeh and Hamra) and the Palestinian camps, at a rate of one bomb every six minutes. At least 78 people were killed, 147 wounded, and 12 bodies were found in downtown Beirut.
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