Two killed in Hezbollah-Sunni clash in Beirut
At least two people were killed and several others were wounded Tuesday when clashes erupted between Hezbollah followers and backers of a Sunni Muslim group, Lebanese police reported.
The clashes erupted in the Beirut area of Burj Abu Haidar where rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machineguns were used, dpa reported.
The fighting prompted the Lebanese army to intervene to try to contain the fighting.
According to hospital sources, two people were killed and several others were wounded and taken to nearby hospitals.
There was no immediate word on what sparked the clashes between the militant Shiite group Hezbollah and the Sunni group calling itself the "Association of Islamic Charitable Projects."
Further details were not immediately known.