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Family feud leads to gunfire in Tripoli

Lebanese soldiers on armored personnel carrier patrol Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood in Tripoli, Friday, July 4, 2014. (The Daily Star/Fathi Masri)

BEIRUT: Security forces deployed in Tripoli Saturday, after clashes in Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood escalated to gunfire.

A security source told The Daily Star that clashes between a member of the Saiadi family and another individual from the Talawi family erupted in Bab al-Tabbaneh's Harba Street.

Earlier Saturday, a patrol from the Internal Security Forces’ Information Branch arrested Mohammad Ghassan al-Ratel for robbery in the Bab al-Ramel neighborhood.





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