One Hurt as Street Vendors Dispute Erupts into Gunfire in Tripoli's al-Tal
A man was wounded when a dispute between street vendors erupted into gunfire in Tripoli's al-Tal Square on Sunday evening, state-run National News Agency reported.
NNA said heavy gunfire was heard around 10:00 p.m.
The agency said the clash broke out over vending spots in the square that is located in central Tripoli.
It identified the wounded man as Khaled Qassem, saying he was rushed to the Islamic Charitable Hospital and that he was in a stable condition.
NNA said an army unit managed to restore calm in the area and began pursuing the shooters.