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Clashes intensify in Palestinian camp in Lebanon, wound child

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The refugee camp, near the southern Lebanese city of Sidon, has regularly seen factional disputes spiral into deadly violence

AIN EL-HILWEH, Lebanon, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Clashes between gunmen in the Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon intensified on Tuesday, with a severely wounded child the latest casualty in several days of violence, witnesses and security sources said.

Islamist militants and gunmen from the Palestinian Fatah party have engaged in intermittent clashes since last week, trading machine gun and rocket-propelled grenade fire, and wounding several people.

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