A file photo of a Lebanese Army checkpoint. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)
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Tensions were high in the Aley town of Choueifat Wednesday as a man suspected of killing a supporter of a rival party in election-related clashes Tuesday remained at large.The family of the deceased has refused to hold a funeral for Abi Faraj until his killer, reportedly an LDP official close to party leader Talal Arslan, is handed over.The PSP handed over supporters who participated in the clashes to Lebanese Army intelligence Tuesday, with the LDP following suit the next day.While members of each party accused the other of instigating Tuesday's clashes, Joumblatt and Arslan issued a joint statement calling on supporters of their respective parties for calm and to maintain stability in the area.
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