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Sniper fire wounds Canadian journalist, local media worker in n. Lebanon

TRIPOLI, Lebanon: A Lebanese worker for Sky News Arabia and a Canadian female journalist were wounded by sniper fire while covering clashes in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli Friday, security sources said.

Hussein Nahle and the Canadian journalist who was not immediately identified were with other journalists at a roundabout close to the fighting.

Clashes had erupted anew in Tripoli after the killing of a Salafist sheikh overnight between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

 

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