2 Hezbollah militants killed in Lebanon Shiite-Sunni clash

AFP , Saturday 28 Sep 2013

Two members of Hezbollah movement are killed in a firefight with members of a Sunni clan in Baalbek

Two militants of the powerful Shiite Hezbollah movement were killed on Saturday in a firefight with members of a Sunni clan in eastern Lebanon, a security official told AFP.

"Members of the Shiah (Sunni Muslim) family opened fire at a Hezbollah checkpoint in the centre of Baalbek, provoking militants to return fire," the official said.

"The incident let to clashes that killed two Hezbollah members and wounded five people," the official added.

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