A policeman checks the car of Butros al-Bayea's that crashed into Abu Ali River in Tripoli, Friday, March 28, 2014. (The Daily Star/Stringer)
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Renewed sniper fire in the northern city of Tripoli wounded a 16-year-old girl Thursday as the military launched a series of raids in search for gunmen behind the killing of an Army officer and a policeman.The Army and security agencies put on hold a plan aimed at restoring order in the northern city of Tripoli until the assailants behind the killing of security personnel, security sources said.The Army carried out raids throughout the city Friday, particularly in the Abi Samra neighborhood, searching for the perpetrators behind multiple attacks on security personnel and soldiers.The city has been plagued by a series of Syria-linked clashes, with militant groups increasingly targeting the Army and security forces, which have been tasked with keeping the peace in the restive northern city.President Michel Sleiman issued a statement condemning attacks against the military and security forces, saying such aggression would not deter the authorities from implementing the security plan for Tripoli.Atrash was described by Army Intelligence as a dangerous suspect accused of preparing car bombs, killing soldiers and firing rockets into Lebanese villages and town.
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