Fierce inner-fighting rocks Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

Two people were killed and several wounded during clashes between rival Palestinian factions in the Ein el-Hilweh camp in Lebanon. 

Factions have clashed with Islamic terrorists for the third consecutive day in a Palestinian camp in Lebanon.

Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency said Sunday at least two people have been killed since the clashes began.

Ambulances rush the wounded to hospitals near the Ein el-Hilweh camp as the sounds of rocket-propelled grenades and gunfire echo from inside.

Sidon’s government hospital was struck by a rocket, and Lebanese authorities closed the main highway connecting the port city to southern Lebanon.

On Saturday, Subhi Abu Arab, who is not a Palestinian, vowed to crush the followers of radical preacher Bilal Badr, who has ties to al-Qaeda.

Clashes are not uncommon in the camp, and similar fighting erupted in late February.

Ein el-Hilweh is notorious for its lawlessness and is home to Muslim terrorists who sympathize with the Islamic State (ISIS) and al-Qaeda. The Lebanese Armed Forces are forbidden to enter the camp, giving it the name “zone of un-law” by the Lebanese media.

Many people wanted by the Lebanese authorities are believed to have taken refuge in the camp.

By: AP and World Israel News Staff