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3 More Die in Beirut Gunfire

August 30, 1985|United Press International

BEIRUT — Rival militiamen exchanged heavy gunfire today in the northern port city of Tripoli and on Beirut's front lines, killing at least three people and wounding nine others, police and radio reports said.

To protest the violence engulfing Lebanon, Prime Minister Rashid Karami and other Sunni Muslims staged sit-ins at several mosques in West Beirut after noon prayers.

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