BEIRUT — Two people died Tuesday as armed clashes continued for a third consecutive day between two families in the village of Wadi Jamous in Akkar, North Lebanon, our sister publication L’Orient-Le Jour reported.
Here’s what we know:
• One of the deceased was wounded during fighting Monday and succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday morning, while the second was killed during the clashes that followed news of the first’s death. L'Orient-Le Jour also reported that three people were hospitalized with injuries sustained in the violence.
• According to L’Orient-Le Jour, the fighting, which started Sunday, is connected to an ongoing feud between the Tatoussi and Sayyed families. Both of the deceased are members of the former.
• Homes and cars in the area have been set on fire during the clashes. The Lebanese army has deployed to the area.