Clashes erupt between rival families in Beirut suburb

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Published Saturday, April 26, 2014

An untold number of people were injured when a personal dispute between rival clans triggered clashes in the southern suburbs of Beirut Saturday, state media reported.

Lebanon's National News Agency said an apartment had caught fire in the Dahiyeh neighborhood of Jamous during fighting between the Nassereddine and Mekdad families.

The report added that machine guns were being used, and security forces are attempting to end the clashes.



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