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Residents return after clashes in Lebanon's Tripoli

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 00:42

Lebanese residents return to their damaged city of Tripoli, following deadly clashes between army forces and Islamic militants over the weekend. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Residents return home to a Tripoli, largely destroyed by fierce fighting over the weekend. Damaged buildings, cars, and rubble litter the street... More than 40 soldiers, civilians and Islamist militants died in the battle that erupted after an army raid on a militant hideout. Security officials say the city has now been secured and 162 militants arrested, but shaken residents say they are anxious about the future, as the civil war in neighboring Syria increasingly spills across the border into Lebanon.

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Residents return after clashes in Lebanon's Tripoli

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 00:42