Burnt cars are seen in Tripoli during clashes between two families, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. (The Daily Star/Stringer)
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Brief clashes in Tripoli left one dead and several injured, before Army units intervened early Sunday to restore calm to the historic districts and markets of the northern city.A dispute between two young men from the Deeb and Mishmish families escalated into an armed clash in the alleyways and narrow residential roads of the old districts of the city, preventing the Army from intervening right away. Subsequently, Army units intervened and arrested several armed men involved in the clashes.In al-Dam wal Farz neighborhood of Tripoli a baking shop owned by a Syrian man was shot at by armed men driving a BMW car, causing damage to the shop and its facade.
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