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Shia Muslim militiamen backed by Lebanese army tanks stormed a building held by Palestinians on the edge of a besieged refugee camp south of Beirut, while rival militias battled in the capital. Units of the army’s mostly Shia Muslim 6th Brigade used their French-made tanks to head an assault with Shia Amal militiamen and stormed a building on the outskirts of the Chatilla camp, military sources said. No casualty figures were released.


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