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  10/23/2012, Cheshvan 7, 5773

11 Dead in Lebanon Clashes

The death toll rose to 11, Monday evening, from clashes between supporters of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and his opponents in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, according to Al-Arabiya, which said, Tuesday morning, that snipers continue to fire. Machine guns are being used in the fighting.

Five people were wounded in Beirut in clashes involving the army, Hizbullah and Assad opponents. The army sent reinforcements to the area.