Regional conflicts spill into Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camps

“The situation is particularly worrisome right now at the Ain al-Hilweh camp, where Fatah security official Gen. Fathi Zeidan was assassinated April 12. Another member of the secular Fatah movement was killed March 28 by a person officials described as an Islamic militant. There were clashes between Fatah and al-Qaeda-linked Jund al-Sham faction April 1-2, during which guns and rocket-propelled grenades were used.”

“The tension is bubbling like a volcano ready to explode, and Ain al-Hilweh is perched on its crater.”

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