Sectarian violence returns to Tripoli, Lebanon

Sectarian violence erupted once again in Tripoli where 2 men were killed and 12 wounded in fighting between Sunni and Alawite sects loyal to opposing sides in neighbouring Syria's civil war. Travellers should exercise extreme caution in this area. Some countries advise their citizens to avoid travel to Tripoli, especially the north-eastern suburbs of Tripoli, including Jabal Mohsen and Bab al Tabbaneh, at this time.

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