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Lebanon - May 21, 2012 - 01:37

Last modified: 20 May 2012 22:37

Residents of a Beirut suburb fired heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades at each other on Sunday, after Lebanese army soldiers shot dead two members of a political party in an alliance against President Assad.

"Nine people were wounded in the Tariq al-Jadede district [in southern Beirut]," a security source told Reuters.