Four Killed in Sunni-Alawite Clashes in Lebanon

Syrian civil war spillover


(Reuters) - Four people have been killed in fighting in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli between Sunni Muslim gunmen who oppose Bashar al-Assad and Alawites loyal to the Syrian president, security and medical sources said on Thursday.

Lebanon is struggling to curb the spillover of violence from the civil war in neighboring Syria, where well over 100,000 people have been killed in the last two and a half years.