Shootouts in Tripoli between Assad supporters and opponents

Shootouts between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad died down in Tripoli, northern Lebanon on Friday after heavy fighting in the past 24 hours, three deaths.

Security sources said three civilians died of wounds sustained in clashes Thursday between the neighborhoods of Jabal Mohsen and Bab al-war Tabbaneh.

The latest deaths bring the toll of the clashes that erupted last week killed 22, including a girl of 10 years and 152 wounded.

At least seven soldiers of the Lebanese Army were wounded in renewed hostilities that erupted Thursday and continued well into the day.

Fighting intensified after midnight belligerents negotiate mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and B-10 recoilless rifles.

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