Passersby inspect a vehicle burnt due to the clashes that erupted in Ain al-Hilweh since last week, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Calm prevailed in Ain al-Hilweh in the southern city of Sidon Wednesday after days of heavy clashes that rocked the Palestinian camp came to an end.A second truce deal Tuesday managed to put an end to clashes between rival Palestinian gunmen in Ain al-Hilweh, which left one dead and wounded seven.The clashes coincided with a visit to the camp by dissident Fatah commander Mohammed Dahlan's wife and son. His wife reportedly seeks to increase Dahlan's influence in Ain al-Hilweh's Fatah Movement at the expense of mainstream Fatah commanders who follow Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
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