Two armored vehicles of the Lebanese Army are seen in this picture next to a cemetery in Zahriyeh, north Lebanon, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)
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The Lebanese Army said separate attacks on the military in the northern city of Tripoli wounded eight soldiers Wednesday as opponents and supporters of President Bashar Assad engaged in sporadic clashes for a sixth consecutive day.In a statement, the Army said gunmen fired a rocket-propelled grenade at 6:40 a.m. at a military vehicle in the Tripoli neighborhood of Malloulah, wounding three soldiers. The Army also said that another military vehicle came under fire at 7:35 a.m. in the same neighborhood near Abu Ali Roundabout, wounding one soldier.Seven people have been killed so far mostly by sniper fire in the five-day sporadic clashes between the rival neighborhoods.
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