Fierce clashes erupted again in the Ain Al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp on Wednesday as Lebanese and Palestinian officials met to tackle latest developments in the camp which lies in the southern coastal city of Sidon.
Al-Manar correspondent in Sidon reported total collapse of ceasefire in the refugee camp as fierce clashes have recorded across., adding that the bombardment is hitting the vicinity of Ain Al-Hilweh.
The reporter added that the ongoing round of clashes, which started last Thursday, has so far left 13 deaths and over 140 injuries.
The clashes have broken the cautious calm that has prevailed since Tuesday following a security meeting hosted by the Head of the General Security Directorate Elias Al-Baysari earlier on Monday and attended by different Palestinian factions.
Meanwhile on Wednesday, caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati chaired a meeting at the Grand Serail devoted to discussing the situation in the refugee camp, National News Agency reported.
The meeting was attended by the Palestinian Liberation Organization official Azzam Ahmad, Palestinian Ambassador Ashraf Dabbour, Fathi Aboul Ardat from Fatah Movement, Lebanese army commander General Joseph Aoun, interim chief of the General Security Major General Elias Baysari, and army intelligence chief General Toni Qahwaji.
Clashes which erupted last Thursday between Palestinian factions affiliated with Fatah and Islamic groups, claimed lives of seven people, including civilians, and injured nearly 100 others.
Source: Al-Manar English Website and Local media