Army Detains Five Suspects after Gunfight in Sidonإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
The army has detained five suspects involved in an armed clash that erupted in al-Njassah neighborhood of the southern city of Sidon, which left one man dead.
According to a communique issued by the army command on Friday, a unit headed to the area and found the body of a Palestinian man shot several times.
It also discovered military equipment in a vehicle with an illegal license plate parked nearby, the communique said.
The statement pointed out that five men were arrested after the army carried out several raids and search operations in the area.
On Thursday night, an exchange of gunfire erupted in the neighborhood of Sidoun in the southern city between members of the Popular Nasserite Organization led by ex-MP Osama Saad and the Hizbullah-affiliated Resistance Brigades, leaving one person dead and three others wounded, media reports said.