Lebanese troops fight street battles in Tripoli

October 26, 2014 10:47 AM

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TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — The Lebanese army has brought tanks and commando forces into the northern city of Tripoli where fighting with Muslim militants has intensified.

Several tanks, armored personnel carriers and Humvees carrying commandos arrived Sunday on the edge of the neighborhood of Bab Tabbaneh that is witnessing the heaviest clashes.

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