2 Dead as Families Clash with Machineguns, RPGs in Fnaideqإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
Two people were killed and five others wounded on Wednesday as a dispute between two families erupted into a full-blown armed clash in the Akkar town of Fnaideq in northern Lebanon.
“Brothers Ahmed and Khaldoun al-Tarsha (aka Taleb) were killed and their father Mohammed and brother Ali were wounded in an exchange of gunfire between members from the families of Taleb and al-Kik in the Akkar town of Fnaideq,” reported state-run National News Agency.
“A lady belonging to the Taleb family was also lightly injured,” NNA said.
“The situation is still tense in the town, although the Lebanese army and all the security agencies have taken security measures,” the agency added.
Meanwhile, LBC television reported that the two families used machineguns and rocket-propelled grenades in their fight.