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The fighting in Beirut and in southern suburbs, at least seven people were killed by heavy fighting. police said today left and rightwing gunmen used mortars, rockets and short-range a artillery to attack each other's positions in the worst night, of fighting during the past two weeks. the life in the town was almost deserted. Meanwhile the cabinet was meeting near beirut under president Suleiman Farngieh.
(for complete story pls see rtr's brt nightlead violence 007/008/009).
* gv in street.
- closed shops.
- a police jeep in street
- several GV's and empty street in town
- only the pharmacy was open.
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