레바논 북부 트리폴리 근처의 한 팔레스타인 난민촌에서 7일 정부군과 알-카에다를 추종하는 이슬람단체인 파타 알-이슬람 무장세력과의 전투가 벌어져 레바논군인 1명이 숨졌다고 현지 당국자들이 전했습니다.

나흐르 알-바레드 난민촌에서는 거의 3주간 전투가 계속되면서 지금까지 레바논군인, 무장괴한, 그리고 민간인 등 100명 이상이 숨졌습니다.

무장괴한들은 항복하라는 레바논 정부의 요구를 재차 거부한 채 죽을때 까지 싸우기로 다짐한 것으로 알려졌습니다.

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Lebanese authorities say a soldier was killed Thursday in fighting with Fatah al-Islam militants holed up inside a Palestinian refugee camp near Tripoli.

More than 100 people, including soldiers, militants and civilians have been killed since the fighting erupted at the Nahr al-Bared camp almost three weeks ago.
The militants have repeatedly refused government demands to surrender and vowed to fight to the death.

An explosion in a factory late Thursday caused a large fire in a Christian area north of Beirut. No information on casualties or the cause of the blast was immediately available.

Earlier Thursday, authorities found three vehicles rigged with explosives in the town of Bar Elias, in the Bekaa Valley.

Since the fighting started, Beirut has been hit by several bombings that killed one person.