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Fleeing the clashes between the Army and Syrian armed groups, many residents of Arsal are leaving their town, while others are stuck in neighborhoods turned into battlefields.Residents of areas witnessing heavy clashes have been moving to safer neighborhoods inside Arsal, while others have left the town completely.Merhi Fliti told The Daily Star that Arsalis were unable to leave the town due to the presence of "armed men from Labweh" blocking the only road connecting Arsal to the Bekaa Valley.The clashes have so far resulted in at least 11 deaths among Army troops, and the kidnapping of 16 Internal Security Forces and 13 Army soldiers.
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