Palestinians attend the funeral of Hussein Alaaeddine in Ain al-Hilweh, Aug. 4, 2019. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Bilal al-Arqoub, a notorious Islamist, was killed Sunday morning in Sidon's Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp during a gunfight with rival Islamist forces.Palestinian sources in the camp told The Daily Star that the fighting broke out between Arqoub and his supporters and members of Osbat al-Ansar and Palestinian Islamic Jihad in the early hours of Sunday morning in the camp's Manshieh area.In March, Hussein's brother Khaled, a member of Osbat al-Ansar, allegedly shot and critically wounded Bilal al-Arqoub's son Youssef in the camp's Safsaf neighborhood, which is dominated largely by the camp's Islamist factions.
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