Army Arrests Man Involved in Bab al-Tabbaneh-Jabal Mohsen Clashesإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
The Lebanese army arrested on Friday a man wanted in connection with clashes that took place a day before between two rival neighborhoods in the northern port city of Tripoli.
Voice of Lebanon radio station (93.3) said an army unit seized Rami Issa after it came under intense fire in the area of al-Malouleh from Bab al-Tabbaneh gunmen, leaving one person injured.
VDL identified the wounded man as Ahmed Saleh, saying he was an innocent bystander.
Residents of Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen clashed on Thursday night and later several youth blocked Syria Street and the Tripoli highway with burning tires and metal barricades.
VDL reported a cautious calm in Syria Street on Friday.