` Seven Killed in ` Lebanese ‘ city of ` Tripoli ‘ during fighting between Supporters and Opponents of Assad ‘

#AceWorldNews – Seven people were killed in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli during fighting between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad on Friday, Reuters reported.

Four civilians, including an elderly man, were shot dead by snipers.

Eleven others were injured.

Three people who were wounded in earlier clashes also died on Friday, according to security and medical sources.

Tripoli, situated 30 miles from the Syrian border, is mostly populated Sunni Muslims who often clash with the minority from Assad’s Alawite sect.

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