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  3/27/2014, Adar Bet 25, 5774

3 Dead in Clashes in Lebanon's Tripoli

Three people were killed in clashes between a Sunni and Alawite neighborhood in Lebanon's northern port city of Tripoli, Xinhua reports.

A security source told the news agency that the clashes erupted after an Alawite citizen was killed by unknown gunmen while driving his car. The car hit a woman who died later of her injuries.

A third victim in the clashes was an 11-year-old boy, the source added.