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Tension re-appears in North Lebanon


Beirut : Tension re-appeared in northern Lebanon on Wednesday after gunmen set citizens’ properties afire, according to security sources.

The sources said high tension prevailed in the districts of Bab Al-Tebbannah and Baal Mohsen, where armed elements set houses, shops and fuel stations afire. Roads in these regions were also blocked by citizens protesting the attacks on the properties.

Lebanese Army troops and units of the internaal security forces were deployed in the northern city following fighting between armed loyalists and opposition gunmen that claimed nine lives.