Hezbollah, Palestinian Factions Meet in Dahiyeh: Burj Incident Individual

burjA meeting was held late Sunday between Hezbollah and the Palestinian factions at the party’s office in Haret Hreik to discuss the incident that took place near the Burj al-Barajneh refugee camp in Beirut’s southern suburb in which one person was killed and five others were wounded.

Both sides confirmed in a joint statement that the clash was an individual incident and has no political backgrounds, declaring the formation of a commission of inquiry into the killing of Palestinian Mohammed Al-Samrawi.

The two sides stressed on the need to “remove all forms of tension and consider martyr Samrawi and the wounded five sons of the camp as the martyrs and the wounded of the Palestinian-Lebanese resistance”. The statement emphasized on the “strength of the Palestinian-Lebanese relationship, and the rejection of any attempt that may lead to tension and incitement.”

Soon after the skirmish erupted to gunfire , security forces and representatives of the factions of the Palestine Liberation Organization intervened in a bid to contain the incident.


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