Lebanon News

Three wounded in brief clash between Syrians

Newly arrived Syrian refugee children sit near tents in Arsal, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. (The Daily Star/Nidal Solh)

HERMEL, Lebanon: Three Lebanese were wounded when Syrian refugees exchanged gunfire Wednesday in the northeast town of Arsal, a security source told The Daily Star.

Two Syrians in one of the Arsal refugee camps engaged in a personal dispute and exchanged fire, accidentally shooting three residents of the town.

The source said such incidents had increased recently and that Arsal municipalities and local figures would hold a meeting to discuss ways to limit these clashes.





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