Sectarian violence related to Syrian conflict erupts in southern Lebanon

In the latest outbreak of violence between Lebanese factions supporting opposing sides in the civil war in neighbouring Syria, 2 people were killed in armed fighting in the Abra neighbourhood of the port city of Sidon. Travellers should exercise caution and reconsider any plans to travel to Lebanon since sectarian conflict appears to be increasing. Some areas, such as Tripoli, should be avoided completely.

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