Palestinian joint security forces members stand guard in Ain al-Hilweh, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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A Palestinian man was killed and two Lebanese were wounded, one of them critically, in clashes in south Lebanon's Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh Thursday evening, security sources said.News of the clashes followed earlier reports that disagreements over who would serve as members of the new joint security force for south Lebanon's Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp were the cause of ongoing delays in the force's formation.Ahmad met separately Thursday with General Security chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim and Speaker Nabih Berri to discuss security matters in Ain al-Hilweh.In his meeting with Ibrahim, Ahmad communicated security developments in Ain al-Hilweh and informed the General Security head of progress made in the formation of the camp's new security force. A glimmer of hope was felt inside Ain al-Hilweh after the Palestinian Islamist factions listed the names of candidates they hope will serve on the joint security force.
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