Fighting erupts in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

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SIDON —  Sources from Ain al-Hilweh, a Palestinian refugee camp near Sidon in southern Lebanon, confirmed the assassination of Abu Ashraf Al-Armooshi, an official from the Fatah movement, along with two of his companions in an armed ambush.اضافة اعلان

The Palestinian factions blame extremist groups for carrying out the attack, Khaberni reported.

The situation in Ain al-Hilweh is tense, with recent escalations leading to sporadic clashes within the camp.

Earlier on Sunday, officials reported one person killed and six others injured after overnight clashes in the largest Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon.

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The clashes occurred as Palestinian factions in Ain al-Hilweh were conducting a campaign against extremists hiding within the crowded camp neighborhoods.

The clashes erupted when an unidentified gunman tried to assassinate Mahmoud Khalil, resulting in the death of one of Khalil's associates.

According to Lebanon's National News Agency, six people, including two children, were injured in the gunfire, and ambulances were seen navigating the narrow camp streets to transport the wounded to hospitals.

While most of the clashes have subsided, there are still sporadic exchanges of gunfire, prompting many residents to seek shelter in nearby camp neighborhoods

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