News Brief 10/24/2013, Cheshvan 20, 5774
Lebanon: Gun Battles Kill Five Amid Warnings of 'Civil War'
Five people have been killed and 50 wounded in four days of gun battles in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli.
A man named as Misbah Al-Nazer was reportedly shot dead by snipers, becoming the latest victim of ongoing fighting between warring factions supporting opposite sides in the civil war in neighboring Syria.
Lebanon's Daily Star identified him as a "local businessman."