2 Palestinians killed, 15 injured amid armed violence in Lebanon’s Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Armed clashes between Palestinian joint forces and an Islamic militant group that erupted on Friday night have continued into Saturday in Lebanon’s Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, as two have been reported dead amid the violence and 15 others injured.

Lebanon’s National News Agency (NNA) reported that a member of the joint Palestinian forces and a member of the Fatah movement were killed in the armed violence.

Palestinian residents of the camp have started fleeing the scene, according to NNA.

On Friday, NNA reported that among the injured was a child, but did not specify their exact age.

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Source: News Now/ Ma’an News Agencny

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.